Julian Clark Global Senior Partner
Ince bolsters London property team
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.”
Related news & insights
News / Ince Scotland bolsters offering within real estate and regulatory
01-12-2022 / Real Estate
We are delighted to announce that Greg Smith and Ross Cameron have joined our team in Scotland.
News / Ince celebrates one year since Scotland office opening
23-11-2022 / Insurance, Maritime, Real Estate
We are pleased to be celebrating one year since opening our first Scottish office in the city of Glasgow. Stefanie Johnston, dual-qualified Partner and Head of Scotland, has worked tirelessly over the last year to develop our offering through the opening of an Ince office in what is arguably an established Scottish market. Starting from the ground up, Stefanie and her team have successfully gained an admirable reputation in the region and further afield in the maritime, insurance, real estate and regulatory sectors.
News / Leighton Sheady joins Ince as Partner in Cardiff office
21-11-2022 / Real Estate
Experienced new partner will help Ince Cardiff to expand its innovative commercial property offering, including leisure and retail, in South Wales and nationally.
News / Cladding dispute comes to Court: “Everyone else was doing it”
05-08-2022 / Real Estate
Martlet Homes v. Mullaley and Co Ltd  EWHC 1813 The Court has awarded a property owner damages for the defective design and installation of cladding. This is the first time the High Court has dealt with a dispute concerning cladding on a high rise building since the Grenfell Tower disaster.
News / Are your partnership properties being managed properly?
02-08-2022 / Private Wealth, Real Estate
In a recent High Court case, Procter v Procter and others  EWHC 1202, the dispute related to a periodic tenancy a landlord had with three sibling tenants, where one sibling retired from the partnership.
News / Ince announces four new partners during promotion round
25-05-2022 / Maritime, Real Estate