Experience and Background

Nick has over 30 years of experience in real estate law and is a noted specialist in residential development. Since joining Howes Percival in 2009, he has assumed the dual role of leading the firm’s Leicester Real Estate Team in the East Midlands and serving as Head of the Development Sector across all regions. He has a broad range of commercial property and development knowledge, with extensive experience in strategic land work including planning promotion, option, collaboration and equalisation agreements.

Nick manages relationships with a number of developer and investor/landowner clients across the country, advising on a wide range of matters including site assembly, strategic land acquisitions and disposals, funding agreements, conditional contracts and a full range of asset management work supported by Howes Percival’s large Planning and Development Sector Teams. He is highly regarded by both businesses and individuals for his practical and commercial approach to technical and complex transactions.

Nick’s Real Estate Team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500 (2024 Edition).

  • 2009 - Present: Howes Percival LLP, Partner
  • 2005 - 2009: Fishers Solicitors, Partner
  • 2003 - 2005: Roythornes LLP, Associate


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