I advise clients in buying, selling and financing commercial real estate, my clients range from major retail brands and private investment companies to banks and national charities.
David is recommended by Legal 500 for both his general real estate and for his property finance expertise.
Areas of Expertise
£20m refinancing of part of a clients London based industrial and logistics portfolio to HSBC, purchase and financing of a warehouse in South London for £10m, sale of part of an East London industrial estate for £9m and the letting of a logistics unit at £1m annual rent to the Royal Mail;
Advising a large corporate tenant on a complex option/pre-emption agreement and then dealing with the cash purchase of the freehold for £15m under the contract from receivers for the landlord, who tried and failed to dodge the option/pre-emption as part of a £200m portfolio receivership sale;
Advising a European bank on the £23m refinancing of a sixth form college recently redeveloped by its private equity owners;
Advising a national charity on its retail and warehouse property portfolio based around the UK including acquisitions, disposals and lettings.
What others say
Clients have described David as being “outstanding and commercial” to deal with, “he’s an invaluable part of our team.”
Away from the office
I enjoy mountain biking, rugby and self defence. I am also a life long Southampton FC supporter.