Partner specialising in a broad range of commercial property work with emphasis on retail.
Alan is an experienced Real Estate lawyer with a specialism in landlord and tenant work for retail clients. He provides no-nonsense commercial advice ensuring a deal is done within deadline.
Main areas of practice
Alan has over 30 years’ experience as a commercial property lawyer acting mainly for corporate occupiers with particular emphasis on landlord and tenant work for retail clients. He aims to provide all of his clients with straightforward and practical commercial property advice, ensuring that transactions complete efficiently and effectively. He appreciates the need to take an acceptable level of risk to secure the trading/business opportunity and is used to working to tight timetables.
Alan headed the Blake Morgan team that held an exclusive retainer for Costa’s acquisition disposal and asset management work for 20 years. He also acts for another major high street retailer, a regional department store chain and a major food ingredients producer.
Alan joined the firm in 1997, having spent 10 years with a City firm (Rowe & Maw, now Mayer Brown).