• Direct Line:

    +44 (0) 20 7535 1774

    Job Title:

    Partner

    Years in Business:

    After graduating with an economics degree from the London School of Economics, I qualified as a solicitor and have been practising in Marylebone since 1993.

    Specialisations:

    Property; all types of property. Commercial property, residential property with an accent on high value leaseholds in prime central London, long leases, short leases, lease extensions (experienced in dealing with all the high value London estates) for clients at home and offshore.

    What do you do?

    I bring close personal attention to all my clients' matters, am available 24 hours a day 7 days a week much to my family's annoyance.

    Pastimes:

    Music, especially opera, history and architecture.

  • Direct Line:

    T: +44 (0) 20 7935 3500

    Job Title:

    Solicitor

    Years in Business:

    39 years

    Specialisations:

    Commercial Property including landlord & tenant lease renewals, negotiating leases for all types of business. Residential Property – sale and purchase of freehold and leasehold particularly high worth property in Central London. Individual residential lease extension and collective freehold enfranchisement.

    Sale and purchase of businesses and private limited companies. Wills, Probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney and related applications to the Court of Protection.

    Team:

    Tottenham Hotspur through and through. I actually saw the double team and live in hope.

  • Direct Line:

    + 44 (0)20 7935 4848

    Job Title:

    Partner

    Years in Business:

    Joined the profession in 1980.

    Specialisations:

    Commercial and general property work.

    What do you do?

    I advise clients on all aspects of commercial property including auction sales and purchases, commercial leases, lease renewals and all aspects of landlord and tenant.

    Pastimes:

    Golf when I can and reading which has led me to acquire a very substantial number of books much to my wife's irritation.

    Team:

    I appear to be the only person in this office who does not support a football team or any other team for that matter. However, a keen follower of rugby, cricket and golf and any invitations to those type of events are very welcomed.

  • Direct Line:

    +44 (0) 20 7535 1763

    Job Title:

    Solicitor

    Years in Business:

    When I started in the profession I think some of my then colleagues still used quill pens. I have memory problems with questions that might concern age. I have recently started adding grey highlights to my hair to give the impression of age and gravitas.

    Specialisations:

    Commercial contracts, corporate and business, employment.

    What do you do?

    I draft and negotiate complex legal agreements in all sectors, but with an accent on sports, entertainment and media. I assist clients to understand the reality of their position and the reality of their opposite number's position so as to find innovative solutions where there might be disagreements. I am the St Francis of Assisi of the legal profession.

    Pastimes:

    I collect original theatrical release movie posters, though I am currently selling the major part of the collection. I am addicted to yoga, science fiction, my Dr Who pinball machine, my cat and travelling (mainly in Asia). Otherwise I am glued to the TV or pottering on the roof terrace or asleep.

    Team:

    Born in Newcastle, bred in Newcastle and there is only one team, Newcastle United. If you cut me I apparently bleed black and white.

  • Direct Line:

    +44 (0) 20 7535 1764

    Job Title:

    Solicitor

    Years in Business:

    Over 20 years

    Specialisations:

    Resolving disputes successfully (over 90% success rate in cases taken to trial) for UK and international clients in relation to Commercial litigation, including contract claims, negligence actions and banking disputes, often against banks. Also employment and discrimination disputes, for both employers and employees, and property disputes including easements, boundary disputes and adverse possession including the landmark case of Beaulane Properties Limited v TC Palmer [2005] EWHC 817 (CH) in which human rights was used to determine a private property dispute for the first time in UK law.

    He has also succeeded in obtaining substantial offers for a number of individual and corporate clients in relation to the sale to them of interest rate hedging products.

    Team:

    The Pride of North London - Spurs

  • Direct Line:

    +44 (0) 20 7535 1775

    Job Title:

    Solicitor

    Years in Business:

    Over 25 years

    Specialisations:

    All aspects of commercial property, including purchases, mortgages and sales, auction sale, commercial landlord and tenant matters (acting for both landlords and tenants as necessary), commercial lease renewals;

    All aspects of residential conveyancing, including purchases, mortgages and sales, particularly in relation to high-value properties in Central London, residential landlord and tenant matters, including leasehold enfranchisement and freehold acquisitions, acting for residents management companies and residents associations; Wills, probate and administration of estates commercial and residential property litigation.

    Team:

    Chelsea

  • Direct Line:

    +44 (0) 20 7535 1769

    Job Title:

    Practice Manager

    Years in Business:

    12 years

    What do you do?

    As Practice Manager, it is my duty to ensure that clients accounts with the practice are dealt with concisely and that final statements of account and fee notes are totally accurate. In addition, I ensure the smooth running of the practice and provide the necessary support for the partners and staff.

    I have years of experience in many fields other than law and wholeheartedly believe that there are not problems only solutions.

  • Direct Line:

    +44 (0)20 7535 1768

    Job Title:

    Post Completions
    Legal Assistant

    What do you do?

    I deal with post completion matters on residential freehold and leasehold purchases and commercial lease transactions. This includes liaising with HM & Revenue & Customs in relation to Stamp Duty Land Tax, dealing with registration of clients’ titles at the Land Registry, landlord’s requirements i.e notices, deeds and service charges. Finally I ensure that files are closed after finalising all financial matters.

    Pastimes:

    Football, music (soul in particular), films, and new found love.... of sports cars.

    Team:

    The Hammers