John is a Partner in the Asset Management team.

He supports clients on a range of corporate, commercial and real estate matters.  In regard to commercial property he handles acquisitions and disposals, drafting and negotiating options and management agreements, landlord and tenant matters including leases, leasehold enfranchisement, freeholder issues and right to manage.

In relation to corporate transactions, John undertakes real estate due diligence and advises on business sale agreements, joint ventures and shareholder protection, supply and distribution agreements.

His clients include residential and institutional investors, SMEs, lenders and educational institutions, particularly academies, whether newly forming or already established.

Recent examples of how John has supported clients include:

  • enabling a client to purchase a commercial property and convert it to residential by creating an agreement incorporating a management arrangement with an option to purchase;
  • facilitating the efficient growth of a business after internal disharmony by advising shareholders on a company share buy-back scheme and assisting in the reassessment of their business' value; and
  • playing a key role in securing a lucrative deal for a client to supply uniforms to a blue-chip US cosmetics firm.