Stephen Solomons Consultant

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Stephen is an experienced property lawyer, advising on all aspects of commercial, industrial, residential and mixed-use developments as well as acquisitions, disposals and management.

Main areas of practice

Stephen advises on a broad spread of investment and development projects including the acquisition and disposal of portfolios, joint ventures and forward funding agreements. 

Clients

Stephen has developed a strong client base ranging from entrepreneurial and mid-tier property investors and developers, to off-shore investment vehicles and funds. He acts for corporate entities as well as retailers.  Stephen has also built a strong supporting network of key business intermediaries.

Significant experience

  • Acting on the acquisition of a dilapidated office block in Docklands for conversion to 45+ residential units.
  • Acting for one of the UK’s leading charities in the development and sale of a hotel with retained ground rent.
  • Advising on an option agreement for the redevelopment of a high profile and sensitive commercial and residential regeneration of a London listed building.
  • Acting on the acquisition and funding of a site in Surrey for the construction of 100 student flats.
  • Acting for a Jersey SPV on the purchase and funding of an industrial estate in West London.

Other expertise

Stephen never loses sight of the fact his clients trust him to get them over the desired finish line – on time and within budget, irrespective of external market forces.

Expertise

Articles by Stephen

Brexit: what this means for Real Estate

Article

Real Estate markets, whether commercial or residential, always prefer certainty.

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