Consultant Commercial Property

Andrew Ferguson

Role: Consultant
Dept: Commercial Property
Location: Preston
Direct Dial: 01772 904231
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Andrew is a highly experienced property and entertainment lawyer, specialising in commercial property transactions and planning for major clients including a regional supermarket operator, handling the acquisition and development of new sites, planning advice, appeals and inquiries. He is also a trustee of a number of large land owning estates.


Andrew acts as an adviser to a number of property owning companies and trusts. He also acts for a leading promoter of theatrical shows and TV programmes. He has been the legal adviser for major West End productions including 'We Will Rock You', 'Tonight's the Night', 'Acorn Antiques', 'The Commitments' as well as national and international touring shows including French & Saunders, Little Britain, Ben Elton and other comedy and theatrical performers.


After reading Law at Cambridge University, Andrew joined Houghton Craven and Dickson in 1971, becoming a partner in 1973.  The firm merged with Napthens in 1990.  Andrew was until recently, a member of Napthens’ Executive Committee.

More about Andrew Ferguson

How do you like to relax out of work?
I continue to frighten myself racing historic racing cars.

Name your favourite: book/film/music:
Ulysses/Cul De Sac/Miles Davis

If you had an alternative career – what would be your fantasy job?
Driver for Ferrari F1

What aspect of your job do you find most rewarding?
Visiting a completed development or attending a theatre premiere after years of legal/planning/construction problems