Leading Individual and Partner dealing with all aspects of commercial property, landlord and tenant, as well as property litigation.
John focuses on commercial property work with particular expertise in charity property, landlord and tenant issues, and transactions involving land development.
Main areas of practice
John is also highly experienced in development agreements, funding agreements, options, planning, and taxation.
His clients include several of the major Oxford Colleges and associated institutions.
John joined the firm in 1977. He is a former scientist and a graduate of Oriel College.
Commercial law: John has broad experience in commercial law, including employment, Freedom of Information issues, mergers and acquisitions, as well as trust law and taxation.
Education: He has substantial knowledge of education law, including employment, Freedom of Information issues, dispute resolution, trust law and taxation.
IT: John has a particular interest in the effective use of IT in law firms.
The 'attentive, clear-minded' John Deech impresses with his 'deep understanding of property law.' Clients add that 'he makes sure we are better informed than anyone we come up against.' He specialises in landlord/tenant and development matters.