Ince bolsters London property team

News / / London

Ince is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Foley, David Sutherland, and Sanna Mir to the London-based property team.

Tim Foley has joined the firm as Head of Property. Tim is a property litigator with experience that extends to the Supreme Court, and with broad experience in the commercial real estate sector and beyond. He acts for retailers, investors, developers and high-net-worth individuals with property interests. Before joining Ince, Tim was a partner at Fladgate for four years and was at Clyde & Co for the twenty years prior to that.

Tim Foley, Head of Property at Ince, commented:

“I believe the property industry is going to go through a long dark night of the soul over the next five years. It is not just issues around recovery from the pandemic, but also pre-existing problems - over-supply of retail space, upwards only rent review, impact of business rates, and need for flexibility of leasehold space versus certainty of income. All of these uncertainties increase the need for specialist legal advice and I look forward to helping clients navigate these complexities in my role at Ince.”

David Sutherland has also joined Ince as a Partner in the London residential conveyancing practice. He has over 20 years’ experience in the market and advises on buying and selling leasehold and freehold properties including developments such as Harrods Village, re-financing, transfers of equity and non-contentious lease extensions and variations. David has built a reputation as an approachable, efficient and pragmatic lawyer.

Sanna Mir joins as a Managing Associate in the residential conveyancing team. She specialises in property law and focuses on high end property in central London, such as Chelsea Wharf and the surrounding areas. Her work includes all aspects of residential property transactions, including freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, lease extensions, re-mortgages and transfers of equity.

Adrian Biles, Chief Executive at Ince, commented:

“I’m pleased to welcome the new members of the property team. They all are talented and widely respected in their field and have extensive experience. I’m sure they will do an excellent job of growing this important practice area by supporting clients in today’s unique property market.”

Julian Clark, Global Senior Partner at Ince, commented:

“I’m delighted that three such impressive lawyers chose to practice at Ince and I am excited about what they can bring to the property practice as well as to the firm more broadly. The property sector faced some dramatic commercial challenges in recent years, and it is fantastic to be able to welcome new lawyers who have the experience to hit the ground running and help deliver innovative, specialist support for clients.”
Julian Clark

Julian Clark Global Senior Partner

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