Andrew Sprake is a partner in our Real Estate Practice Group based in our Leeds office.
Andrew leads the commercial property aspects of the firm’s real estate finance team and advises most of the large clearing banks and a number of challenger banks. Andrew is particularly experienced in acting on lending projects with large portfolios of property and understands what really matters to lenders in such matters.
Andrew also specialises in acting for the public sector in the regeneration of city centre and brownfield sites. His work covers complex joint venture agreements, development agreements, funding agreements and overage/clawback. Andrew is the firm’s relationship partner for Leeds City Council and is currently involved in two major projects to transform Leeds City Centre.
Andrew also acts for Live Nation (including Ticketmaster, Academy Music Group and Festival Republic) on all its real estate requirements from acquisition of live music venues and festivals to offices and storage premises.
In addition, Andrew advises a number of large corporations on real estate requirements, including Selfridges, Essity, PA Consulting, Marshalls plc, and SAICA Group.
The 2018 edition of Chambers UK states “he's very approachable and very responsive. He has a huge amount of experience and always looks for the right solution for the client”. Andrew is also listed in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 UK.