Nick is a Partner and Head of our Commercial Property Department.
Areas of Expertise
Nick specialises in property development (including site assembly, development agreements, forward funding and forward commitments, joint venture arrangements, construction and planning and infrastructure agreements), property acquisitions and disposals, and commercial landlord and tenant matters.
Nick’s clients include major plcs together with many national and regional property development and investment companies. He advises in all practice areas including the leisure, office, industrial and residential sectors. Some of Nick’s work highlights include acting for Land Securities plc in an asset swap, acting for Development Securities plc in a joint venture to develop a 28 storey residential tower in Manchester City Centre, acting for Persimmon plc on multiple acquisitions, options and development agreements across the North and the Midlands, acting for North West developer Citybranch Limited in connection with the redevelopment of the Altrincham General Hospital, acting for a major regional property investment company on its acquisition of a BAE Munitions factory in Crewe for £44m and acting for PIN Properties in connection with its acquisition, redevelopment and sale of a warehouse.
Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer (Leading Individual)
Chambers & Partner Ranked Lawyer
“He is an exceptionally polite and capable solicitor, which makes working with him effortless.” – Chambers & Partners, 2019
“A fount of commercial and technical knowledge, and delivers his expertise consistently in a strong and unwavering manner.” – Legal 500, 2019
University of Birmingham
Away from the office