Nigel Griffiths Partner

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Contact Details

“The ‘excellent’ Nigel Griffiths has a strong reputation in the market for handling retail leasing work.”

Legal 500 2017

“Specialising in retail work, he takes the lead in transactions and offers straightforward, simple advice. ”

Chambers UK A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession 2016
Nigel is an experienced real estate partner, covering the full range of commercial property work, and having handled the Canary Wharf retail portfolio for the last 25 years has gained a particular specialism and interest in retail leasing and development work.

Main areas of practice

Extensive leasing experience gained acting for Canary Wharf Group for last 25 years.

Having conducted a wide range of leasing negotiations over the last 25 years, Nigel can provide pro-active and commercial solutions to both landlords and tenants in any lease negotiation.

Clients

A wide range institutional property developers, investors and retailers.

Significant experience

  • Handled all retail leasing for Canary Wharf Group Plc, the owner and developer of Canary Wharf in London’s Docklands since the construction of Canary Wharf in 1990
  • Over the years Nigel and his Team have handled upwards of 1000 separate transactions
  • Recent work includes the leasing of Jubilee Place Extension, Canary Wharf, which opened in November 2013
  • Currently working on retail leasing at Crossrail Station, retail opening in May 2015

Additional expertise 

Team handles all Telecoms infrastructure agreement and licences for Canary Wharf Group within the Canary Wharf Estate.

Expertise

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