Paul Longman heads up the Firms Commercial Property Team in the Southampton Office having practiced in the South Coast commercial property market for nearly 20 years.
Paul is a well known and respected figure within the Solent region with a reputation for commerciality and getting deals delivered on time and on budget.
One Plc client recently described Paul at the end of a significant and protracted deal as "completely unflappable".
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 Paul as a Notable Practitioner who continues to advise on property finance matters, as well as a number of development schemes. Sources say that he is “very good at taking a practical view on what is important.”
Legal 500 highly recommend Paul, stating he ‘is a highly experienced and knowledgeable commercial property lawyer’