The last few months have seen the enthusiasm and optimism surrounding the New Chinatown development in Liverpool replaced by negativity, acrimony and blame.

The difficulties and disputes between the freeholder, Liverpool City Council, and developer of the site, Chinatown Development Company (CDC), have increasingly been played out in public. Now, all parties involved in the project have to consider the serious potential reputational, financial, and legal consequences they face. 

Senior associate Mark Fletcher discusses the continued issues and difficulties surrounding the New Chinatown development scheme. 

New Chinatown scheme turns from sweet to sour is available to read on the Property Investor website.

Mark advises on a broad range of disputes on behalf of individuals, partnerships, charities, companies and limited liability partnerships across a large number of business sectors, including IT, event ticketing and hospitality, construction, retail, medical and other legal professionals.

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