Nick has specialised in property development law for over 20 years with particular expertise in advising both landowners and developer clients on the acquisition and disposal of residential and commercial land, landowner consortium agreements, options and promotional agreements.
In addition to development work, Nick also acts on behalf of high net worth individuals and property investment companies in the acquisition and disposal of large investment portfolios and signature buildings.
In 2016 Nick won "Property Investment and Management Lawyer of the Year" in the Lawyer Monthly annual awards.
Born and bred in the Midlands, Nick joined Howes Percival in 2009 as a Partner. Numbering national and regional companies amongst his clients, Nick enjoys the challenge that the work brings and the close involvement with the individuals at his client companies.
- 2009 - Present: Howes Percival LLP, Partner
- 2005 - 2009: Fishers Solicitors, Partner
- 2003 - 2005: Roythornes LLP, Associate
Promotion Agreement or Option Agreement- What’s in Your Best Interest?
There is a long history of Developers using Option Agreements to secure interest in parcels of land which have the potential for Planning Permission but, in recent years there has been an increase in the use of Promotion Agreements.…
When is a Long Lease not a Long Lease... When it’s an Assured Shorthold Tenancy
It sounds like the start of a really bad joke that a property lawyer might bring up at a dinner party. Sadly, it’s no joke and there is a real risk that a long residential lease may fall within the realms of the Housing Act 1988 putting…
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