Philip Diamond Partner

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Contact Details

“Philip Diamond advised Christian Candy’s CPC group as it sought to acquire the freehold interest in Sugar Quay.”

The Legal 500 UK 2014
Philip is a partner in our Real estate team. He has many years' experience of dealing with a wide and diverse range of commercial built environment transactions. 

Main areas of practice

He has particular expertise in acquisitions and disposals of investment properties. Philip also handles leasing and asset management work.


His clients are investors, occupiers, borrowers and lenders.

Other expertise

Technology: He has acted for many years for Logica, now part of CGI. His work has included project management of large, complex deals and long-term development projects, and strategic advice on property portfolios.


Articles by Philip

Blake Lapthorn solicitors secure transformation of historic London site

Press Release

Solicitors from our firm have advised on a major deal which will lead to the transformation of a historic site in a prime location near London’s Tower Bridge.

Blake Lapthorn acts for Chris Candy in acquisition of Gordon House

Press Release

We act for client, Chris Candy, in the acquisition of Chelsea property Gordon House.

Related Knowledge & Resources

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".

'What a load of rubbish!' - Fly-tipping on private land

With fly-tipping on the increase, private landowners are becoming more concerned about their rights and responsibilities. Our expert discusses the remedies for private land owners as well as the preventive measures that can be taken.

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