I head up the Firm’s Commercial Property Team in the Southampton Office, having practised in the South Coast commercial property market for nearly 20 years.
I am a well known and respected figure within the Solent region, with a reputation for commerciality and getting deals delivered on time and on budget.
I have been recognised in Chambers (2020) and noted for my expertise in commercial acquisitions and disposals, as well as lease negotiations.
I am a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 2021 guide.
He is commercial, well connected and well regarded locally - Chambers and Partners 2020
Areas of Expertise
Investment – Acting for investor client in pre-let of landmark office building to Plc client which including construction and finance advice from other departments in the Firm
Development – Acting for both landowners and developers on residential and commercial projects ranging from small in-fill schemes to significant developments. Those included working for and dealing with registered providers on affordable housing schemes.
Landlord & Tenant – Acting for Plc tenant client on pre-let of circa 50,000 square foot office building including construction advice.
Property Finance – Acting for various lenders in securing finance over a broad range of assets including offices, industrial and leisure.
What others say
Chambers list me as a Notable Practitioner who continues to advise on property finance matters, as well as a number of development schemes. Sources say that I am “very good at taking a practical view on what is important.”
I am highly recommended in the Legal 500, which states I am ‘a highly experienced and knowledgeable commercial property lawyer.’