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Robert Boucher is a truly exceptional lawyer on an upward trajectory. With Robert at your back, you know the case will have been prepared to the nth degree.

Legal 500 UK 2024

Robert Boucher is a real estate disputes solicitor with expertise in residential matters including lease extensions, collective enfranchisement and right to manage, as well as, commercial landlord and tenant, and real property disputes.

Robert's practice encompasses all manner of property disputes, including commercial and residential. He always looks to find both technical and creative solutions to resolve those disputes.

His expertise is focused on leasehold enfranchisement, acting for landlords and tenants in collective enfranchisements and lease extensions. He frequently advises on complex enfranchisements where valuation and development value are in dispute.

Robert litigates in the High Court, County Court, Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) and First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).

He is a member of the Property Litigation Association (PLA) and the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP).

Recent work
  • Sloane Stanley Estate v Mundy and others - Acting for the leaseholders in the landmark joint appeal to the Upper Tribunal on relativity to be applied when calculating the premium for lease extensions.
  • Acting for a FTSE 250 listed property developer in a £6m claim against a tenant for breach of covenant to fit out and trade from a commercial property.
  • Defending a commercial landlord in a £5m High Court claim brought by the tenant.
  • Acting in multi-party High Court proceedings defending a mortgage possession action whilst also making a claim against a Trustee in Bankruptcy on the basis of a claim of beneficial ownership of the residential property.
  • Advising on service charge disputes for commercial and residential tenants.
  • Acting for landlords and tenants in opposed and unopposed commercial lease renewals under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
  • Listed as Key Lawyer, Real Estate: Property Litigation, Legal 500 2023
  • "Rob Boucher is a stand out performer, both within the firm and in the wider market. Rob is a very, very clever lawyer. He is particularly knowledgeable in enfranchisement and residential leasehold matters."
  • Listed as Key Lawyer, Real Estate: Property Litigation, Legal 500 2022
  • "Robert Boucher is a star in property litigation. Any case involving him will have been prepared to the nth degree." Legal 500 2022
Did you know
Robert is an Arsenal Football Club season ticket holder and also a published musician who has been played on BBC Radio 1.


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