Paul is a transactional lawyer dealing with all aspects of commercial property but with a particular leaning towards development work. He also enjoys assisting clients with complex transactions having nearly 30 years of commercial property experience to call upon.
Paul is known by colleagues and clients as an exceptional lawyer with a depth of knowledge of property law and commercial drafting which is rarely surpassed. In addition to general property work Paul assists with trust deeds for property co-owners and has experience acting on SIPP acquisitions. Paul also has a good working knowledge of VAT and SDLT and often advises clients on the pitfalls to be avoided.
Paul’s clients are primarily developers, investors and landlords. He also works for a number of surveyors who instruct him when they have property transactions in their personal capacity and is highly recommended by local agents. Paul acted for many years for a bank advising in connection with its property portfolio.
Recently Paul has acted in a number of multi-million pound development sale, option and promotion agreement negotiations, which have included the drafting and negotiation of complex development and planning obligations.
Paul completed his training with Worcestershire firm Morton Fisher (now MFG solicitors) before joining Addleshaw Goddard where he was an Associate Partner. He joined Land Law LLP in 1999 becoming the second partner of the firm in 2003.
When away from the office Paul enjoys hill walking, cycling and music.