Time is money in the world of property, and the deal has to get done. Our aim is to give our clients concise, authoritative commercial advice within the tight time requirements that their businesses demand.

Our property group has strong sectoral experience in the acquisition and disposal of retail and industrial portfolios, management of shopping centres and industrial estates, financial restructuring, and acquisitions and disposals for corporate occupiers in the retail and leisure sectors.

Our approach is highly commercial, and we get under the skin of every business we work with, whether they are developers, property financiers, high-net-worth individuals or public and private companies.


  • Portfolio acquisitions and disposals
  • Development site acquisitions
  • Secured lending
  • Financial restructuring and securitisation
  • Portfolio management
  • Acquisitions and sub-sales
  • Auction sales and purchases
  • Freehold acquisitions and disposals
  • Leasehold acquisitions and disposals
  • Lease extensions
  • Enfranchisement claims
  • Forfeiture and possession proceedings
  • Distress, nuisance and trespass
  • Contentious and non-contentious business lease renewals
  • Property disputes
  • Overage and option agreements
  • Assignments and sub-lettings.
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    They are great - we can rely on them to be responsive and do extremely high-quality work
    Chambers & Partners, 2020
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    Every lawyer I have worked with has been friendly, approachable and willing to listen.
    Chambers & Partners, 2019
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    They are very commercial, really understand our business and can apply the law practically in line with our business goals.
    Chambers & Partners, 2020
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    They understand our business incredibly well and provide a range of specialists as needed.
    Chambers & Partners, 2018
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    Huge effort, attention to detail and great concern for their clients.
    Chambers & Partners, 2017
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    They provide carefully considered support and guidance, adding value at every stage of the process. I couldn't recommend them more highly.
    Chambers & Partners, 2018