Andrew Latchmore


Commercial Property

With over 35 years of commercial property experience, Andrew is a senior lawyer in Shulmans' real estate team, which is one of the most successful of its kind in the country.

Andrew is nationally renowned and has been described by Chambers & Partners as an “expert in commercial development”. Market commentators acknowledge his strong reputation in the public sector, and that he is "very respected and experienced". "His approach is so thorough. He is just excellent", said one client.

Andrew has been involved in some of the largest commercial property deals in the region and also working alongside our commercial team in delivering very significant public procurement property development projects.

Examples of his work include:

  • Acting for both developers and occupiers in relation to new office developments across the country

  • Acting for Hammerson in all the negotiations relating to the re-development of a 1960s open air shopping centre as a state-of-the-art enclosed centre, covering almost double the area of the original centre

  • Acting on the establishment of a science park for York University and in the initial lettings on that science park.

Andrew advises clients in both the private and public sector.

Andrew has advised:

  • Evans Property Group
  • MEPC
  • Hammerson
  • GE Capital
  • Cummins Limited
  • Caddick Developments
  • St James Securities Limited
  • City of York Council

Andrew is a major influencer in the property community in the Leeds City Region:

  • Founder member of the Leeds Property Forum
  • Member of the Leeds Sustainable Economy and Culture Board
  • Vice Chairman of the Leeds BID (Business Improvement District)
  • Member of the Leeds Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Group

Commercial Property - Meet the Team

Services for the acquisition, disposal, management and development of commercial real estate

Peter Woods


Commercial Property

Direct Line +44 (0)113 288 2855

Richard Barrett


Direct Line +44 (0)113 831 3977

Merissa Galley


Commercial Property

Direct Line +44 (0)113 288 2848

Amelia Purdy


Commercial Property

Direct Line +44 (0)113 207 0186

David Ryan


Commercial Property

Direct Line +44 (0)113 831 3806

Simon Rhodes


Commercial Property

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 3768