David Boddington & Co provides strategic lease advisory and asset management services to both occupiers and landlords of commercial property throughout the North West of England and North Wales. Focusing in particular on leasehold issues such as:

David Boddington & Co is committed to providing a bespoke hands on service to both landlords and occupiers who require either a particular event to be resolved or an overview of their commercial property portfolio to ensure it satisfies the particular businesses needs or investment criterion. The company is able to provide one to one specialist service to suit the particular client’s individual needs at a cost effective rate.

The knowledge and expertise has been gained from a background of over 35 years experience of the North West property market acting for a variety of landlords and occupiers advising on a wide range of property matters. David has recently established David Boddington & Co having been with Lambert Smith Hampton Manchester Office throughout his career having held a number of senior positions including for a number of years as Head of Lease Advisory services.

The company also has extensive experience of the dispute resolution procedure for resolving rent review and lease renewal disputes and David Boddington acts regularly in resolving such disputes. He is very familiar with the third party referral process be it for rent reviews or lease renewals either by written submissions or hearings and attended court hearings on lease renewal events. He regularly liaises with leading Counsel and lawyers in relation to legal issues arising from interpretation of leases.

David is an accredited RICS Arbitrator and Independent Expert and receives appointments directly from the parties or the President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors to determine issues of rental value. He is a member of both ARBRIX and INDEX and regular attends related CPD training events. He has spoken at internal training days and also at client seminars on lease advisory topics.

The company have experience in a wide range of commercial property sectors including:

Office sector both town centre and business park locations

Retail sector including high street and retail park location

Supermarket premises

Industrial premises

Logistics warehouses

Roadside uses

The company have experience of the major principle towns and conurbations in the North West including, Manchester, Liverpool, Preston, Chester, Crewe, North Wales. Lake District and The Potteries.

The range of clients acted for in the past varies from small independent businesses, local and national property companies, institutions, public sector organisations, professional practices including accountants and solicitors. Experience has been gained from acting for such organisations as:

Ashtead Plant Hire



Boots the Chemist


Carphone Warehouse

Coats plc

Coop Bank

Ernst & Young


Hilti GB Ltd

Kwik Fit Ltd

Liverpool City Council

Lancaster City Council

Legal and General

Manchester Airport

Manchester City Council




National Blood Service



PD Properties Ltd

Telereal Trillium (Job Centres)

Trafford Borough Council

University of Manchester


0161 850 1022 | 07415 326370
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