Stephen is a Partner in the Real Estate department with over 20 years' experience. His expertise lies in commercial real estate work including high value portfolio acquisitions and disposals, development work, joint ventures and structuring.
He acts for a broad range of UK and overseas clients including Delancey, Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco), Almacantar and The London Business School. His transactions often lead to his involvement with a cross departmental team providing advice on associated tax, finance and corporate issues.
Stephen represents Capco in relation to its Covent Garden portfolio and on aspects of the regeneration of the Earls Court redevelopment. He also acts for Delancey, Qatari Diar and APG on the property aspects of the Olympic Village.
- Acting for Delancey, Qatari Diar and APG on the purchase and long-term management of the Olympic Village. The Village, which lies adjacent to the Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, will deliver 2,818 new homes with the potential for a further 2,000 new homes.
- Representing Capital & Counties Properties PLC in relation to its Covent Garden portfolio and on the regeneration of the Earls Court & West Kensington Opportunity area in west London. The Earls Court plans propose the transformation of the area into four new urban villages and a 21st century high street over the 77 acre site, and include the creation of 7,500 homes and 12,000 jobs as well as commercial, community, cultural and open green space.
- Advising Almacantar on the acquisition of CAA House and 1 Kemble Street, two inter-connected office buildings covering almost 300,000 sq ft, in London's West End from Tishman Speyer.
Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Partner, SJ Berwin LLP
Qualified, CMS Cameron McKenna