Nick Doffman Partner, Head of Real Estate

Contact Information

+44 20 3321 7015

Personal Profile

Nick is the Head of our Real Estate department. 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. Many of his transactions involve the setting up of property trusts. Nick's client base includes entrepreneurial property companies, such as Berkeley Group, Capital & Counties Properties PLC, Commercial Estates Group, Investec, Mansford, Matterhorn Capital, O&H Properties and Ho Bee Land.

Recommended as a Leading Individual in Legal 500, 2015 and as a Leader in his field in Chambers 2016, clients say that Nick is "commercial, that is very much a talent of his". One source in Chambers 2016 adds "he is a very good sounding board on complex transactions".

Nick is also ranked as a Commercial Property Expert in London Super Lawyers from 2013 - 2015.

The Real Estate department was named Real Estate Team of the Year at both the Legal Business Awards 2012 and The Lawyer Awards 2012.

key experience

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.

Career History

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Partner, Brecher & Co
Solicitor, S J Berwin & Co
Qualified, Philip Ross & Co
Middlesex University LLB (Hons)