Allen & Overy Sued For £12M Over London Stadium Deal

Law360, London (November 25, 2020, 2:59 PM GMT) -- The owners of London's former Olympic stadium say they are owed almost £12 million ($16 million) by Allen & Overy, blaming the law firm's drafting of a lease with a top English soccer club for leaving them exposed to an expensive dispute over extra seating at the ground.

The stadium's landlords claim their 99-year lease agreement with Premier League team West Ham, which was drawn up by the City law firm, left them with a substantial bill for revamping and running the ground. A dispute over how many fans could be allowed into the ground in east London went all the...

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