Trevor's practice covers all areas of real estate and he acts for a diverse range of UK and international clients.
Business & Finance
Trevor acts for property investors, developers and end users within the offices, retail and industrial sectors. He has advised on a large number of real estate transactions in the City and West End of London, Canary Wharf and elsewhere in the UK. His international experience includes projects as far afield as Moscow, Hong Kong and Budapest and he has extensive experience of cross-border work.
Recent cases include acting for aircraft and shipping companies in relation to port and airport facilities, for foreign institutional investors making significant UK acquisitions and for a household name pharmaceuticals company which is reconfiguring one of its main sites and constructing a new combined heat and power facility.
In addition to “pure” real estate work, Trevor is regularly involved in corporate transactions. These include start-ups of new companies with a real estate requirement, and working on the property aspects of UK and international mergers and acquisitions. This includes co-ordination of teams of lawyers from other jurisdictions where necessary, and the giving of strategic “deal wide” advice.
Trevor and his team also service the requirements of high net worth individuals in relation to high value domestic properties, whether for own occupation or investment purposes.
Trevor works closely with a range of clients within the logistics and transport sectors and advises on airports, marine and warehousing/ logistics facilities. Aviation sector work has included acting for a large European airline in relation to a major real estate outsourcing project, and advising a quoted private jets operator on the establishment of a new headquarters and operating base.
My recent publications
Insights / London real estate market still attractive to overseas investors following Brexit
Overseas clients, especially from China, the wider Asia Pacific region and Russia, are increasingly taking the opportunity to invest in high quality property in London and locations within easy reach of the capital. Following Brexit, we have seen an increase in investment from overseas investors looking to invest in what they see as a discounted market helped by the drop in the value of the pound.
News / Airport Premises - traps for the unwary
26-03-2013 / Aviation & Travel
Taking a tenancy of airport real estate may at first appear little different to leasing any other type of commercial property. However, the operational requirements of a company wishing to take space at an airport need to be thought through carefully; simply using “standard” documentation that would be suitable for warehouse or office premises in other locations may expose a tenant to unexpected factors unique to an airport environment.