Lance Davis Solicitor

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Contact Details

Lance is a Solicitor in our Real Estate team (Built Environment division) based in Southampton.

Main areas of practice

Lance is responsible for advising clients on commercial property. Much of his work relates to the acquisition and disposal of charity and commercial property, including commercial landlord and tenant work.

Other expertise

Lance completed his Period of Recognised Training at Blake Morgan LLP and assisted our Employment, Real Estate, and Construction teams before returning to our Real Estate team upon qualification. 

Career

Lance graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2013 with a degree in Law. Lance then graduated from Bournemouth University after completing the Legal Practice Course with a distinction in all units in 2015.

Lance previously worked as a Residential Conveyancing Paralegal with a well-respected high street firm based in Bournemouth.

Lance joined Blake Morgan LLP in September 2016 to begin his Period of Recognised Training.

Expertise

Articles by Lance

Speculative discrimination claims by job applicants

Article

The European Court of Justice has recently ruled that a person applying for a job solely to obtain compensation for discrimination is not covered by EU employment discrimination law.

Related Knowledge & Resources

Insolvency Rules...OK?

We look at a Court of Appeal decision that is likely to have far-reaching implications on liquidators who were, naturally attracted to the idea of referring disputes to adjudication as a means of determining monies owed to the insolvent company.

Developers are warned by the Court of Appeal not to take the law into their own hands

Local authorities will be pleased to note that the Court of Appeal accepts that they only have to consider planning issues when presented with a planning application.

Chancellor announces changes to stamp duty land tax for first-time buyers but with no changes for the rest of the market

As had been hinted at over the weekend, in today's Autumn Budget, Phillip Hammond has announced changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax ("SDLT") to assist first time buyers to be known as "Discount Relief".

Real Estate: Proposals for Enfranchisement Reform: Have they raised more questions than answers?

After being invited to attend the Law Commission Symposium on 5 November 2018 to hear the proposals for enfranchisement reform and discuss how they will work in practice, Louise Uphill examines the key points.

A Guide to Civil Penalties for Landlords

Nationwide (England) from 1 February 2016