Dylan Withanage

Paralegal
Contact details

029 2068 6171

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Dylan is a Paralegal within the firm’s Real Estate team based in Cardiff.

Main areas of practice

Dylan handles the drafting and completion of commercial storage leases relating to the Canary Wharf retail portfolio in London.  He has particular experience dealing with post-completion work in commercial property transactions, such as that involving Stamp Duty Land Tax, Land Transaction Tax and a wide variety of applications at Land Registry.

Clients

Dylan undertakes work for and engages with a range of the firm’s clients, such as Canary Wharf Group plc, the Welsh Government, Costa Coffee, Gaunt Francis Architects, Miami Burger Restaurants, charities including Tenovus and Hafal, local authorities such as Coventry City Council, and multinational banks including HSBC Bank plc.

Interests

Since joining Blake Morgan, Dylan has actively become involved in our volunteering and fundraising initiatives, such as our award-winning Growing Ambitions scheme (supporting young people interested in a career law) and our sponsored fitness events in aid of our staff-nominated charity of the year.

Together with colleagues at the firm, Dylan organises and runs our monthly 5-a-side football networking event at Gol Centres in Cardiff.  The event brings together a number of clients and contacts from firms across South Wales for a relaxed football match followed by a catch up over a drink.  Regular attendees include guests from Gambit Corporate Finance, Cushman & Wakefield, Brewin Dolphin, Development Bank Wales, NatWest, Swansea Building Society, St. James’s Place, PwC and others.

Expertise

Career

Dylan graduated with an LL.B. (Hons) (2:1) in Law in 2016 and went on to complete the Legal Practice Course in 2017, both at Cardiff University.  Keen to develop his legal career, Dylan joined Blake Morgan in 2017 as a Paralegal within our Real Estate team in Cardiff.  In 2018, Dylan was successful in obtaining an offer for a training contract with our firm.

Contact details

029 2068 6171

LinkedIn

Memberships
  • Junior Lawyers Division
  • Blake Morgan Corporate Responsibility Committee