Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers

  • Advice on the high-profile disposal of the  Lithuanian embassy in London, involving significant harmonisation of cross-border legal procedures.

  • Advised a Central Government body on a dispute over a large country's occupation of an embassy in London. 

DJB specialists

  • Stuart Bould (Partner)

  • Maeve Bonner (Partner)

  • Madeleine Davitt (Senior Partner) 

Legal issues that may arise

  • Disposal of embassy premises

  • Cross-border legal issues

  • Disposal of property for development purposes

  • Embassy lease renewals and negotiations

  • Advising on termination and break notices

  • Contesting easements and boundary issues

  • Planning permission. 

Need help? Get in touch

There are over 180 embassies in the UK. Embassies in London have a combined property worth of over £4 billion. The new US embassy in London is estimated to have cost £650 million.



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