Nick is a Partner and Head of the Real Estate department, sitting on the management board. He has over 25 years' experience in dealing with all aspects of commercial property, with particular expertise in structuring complex real estate acquisitions and sales, as well as development and landlord and tenant matters.
Nick's client base includes entrepreneurial property companies such as Berkeley Group, Capital & Counties Properties PLC, Investec, Mansford, Matterhorn Capital, O&H Properties and Ho Bee Land. Nick is also a prominent member of the firm's Far East Group and has strong connections in that region, particularly in Singapore and Hong Kong. He has a well-developed understanding of the business culture in these areas. He is experienced in acting on significant high value UK property transactions for overseas investors, most recently for Ho Bee Land on their £144 million central London purchase.
Recommended as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 and as a Leader in his field in Chambers 2018, "excellent team leader" Nick is praised for his "entrepreneurial, commercial, personable and to-the-point" advice. One source in Chambers & Partners 2018 adds "he is very commercial, very sensible and easy to deal with".
Listed among Nick's recent transactions are acting for Ho Bee Land on the purchase of 39 Victoria Street, London, for £144 million from a subsidiary of British Land and advising on the £107 million sale of the historic Marco Polo House in London's Nine Elms to Berkeley Group.
Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Partner, Brecher & Co
Solicitor, S J Berwin & Co
Qualified, Philip Ross & Co
Middlesex University LLB (Hons)