Greg Barden has broad experience in dispute resolution with a particular focus on property litigation.
Greg has acted for corporates and high net worth individuals in relation to range of high-value commercial disputes, acting for Izodia plc following a multimillion pound fraud, a private equity group in its defence of a £26 million claim brought by investors in five bespoke government-backed disaster response centres, and a private client in relation to enforcement proceedings against London-based property purchased following a €35 million fraud. He also has experience in interim injunctive relief claims, including freezing orders, delivery up orders, and bespoke injunctions.
Greg routinely represents leading UK property companies such as The British Land Company, CBRE Investors, LondonMetric, Hercules Unit Trust, and funds advised by Delancey. He has acted for national and international tenants.
Greg's experience includes all aspects of real estate litigation such as tenant insolvency, landlord and tenant disputes, lease renewals, dilapidations claims, squatters proceedings, and trusts of land. He has worked with various property developers, including the developer of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre to provide advice on rights of light matters and obtaining vacant possession. He has guided clients through the County Courts, the High Court, and the Court of Appeal and regularly appears before Masters and District Judges.
Greg regularly advises property clients in relation to insurance matters and assists insureds more generally in disputes against insurers and/or brokers.
- BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course with distinction 2008); Nottingham University (B.A. in Law with American Law with first class honours and distinction 2007)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
- Troop Commander, 101 Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) (Volunteers) (2007-2010); Platoon Commander, East Midlands Universities Officer Training Corps (2003-2007); GYC Commission, Royal Engineers (2002-2003)
- Recommended in The Legal 500 United Kingdom for property litigation (2013, 2015, and 2017)