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Andrew Evans

Senior Partner - Commercial Property


Andrew's Teams

Agriculture, Commercial & Agricultural Property


Profile/Experience

Andrew was born and bred in Shrewsbury and after qualifying as a solicitor in 1980 returned to Shrewsbury to join Lanyon Bowdler in 1989. He was appointed senior partner in May 2015.

Andrew has many years of experience in all aspects of non-contentious commercial and agricultural property work and is a member of the Agricultural Law Association. His main area of specialism is development work, regularly dealing with the sale and acquisition of development sites (including option and promotion agreements; conditional contracts; overage and clawback arrangements; and planning obligations) and estate development and sales.

Legal Directory Recommendations

Andrew is recognised as a Recommended Lawyer in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500.

The 2020 edition of Chambers UK ranks Andrew in Band 2 and states that he advises on agricultural property transactions. He also has experience in development matters including promotion agreements. Sources say that "he has the experience in the sector and he's practical."

Andrew has been recognised in the 2019 and 2020 editions of The Best Lawyers Guide, which is one of the oldest and most widely regarded publications referenced by clients and all those in the legal profession. Getting into this publication is extremely difficult but all the more satisfying because the decision is made by other lawyers, who recognise the strengths of those they vote for.

 

Client Quotes

The team were easy to talk to and explained everything clearly

- Mr Price, Hereford

Competence and detailed legal knowledge.

- Mr S Martin & Mrs R Martin, Shrewsbury

When the lawyer handling my case was not available, his assistant handled the situation very well and kept us informed through to completion.

- Mr P Joyner & Mrs J Joyner, Bromyard

He was great, he listened and suggested the best course of action - thank you.

- Mr T Graves, Shrewsbury

I had requested information and advice from various other solicitors prior to calling Lanyon Bowdler and found that she was the only one to take the time and explain how the Help to Buy ISA worked.

- Mr M Shaw & Miss G Frankfort, Market Drayton