Stephen Whittaker joins the firm from the London office of Weightmans on 1 May 2019.
Stephen has a wide range of experience advising property investors, developers and occupiers and has extensive expertise in property secured lending and retail. His clients include banks, off-shore trusts, leisure centre operators and retailers.
Mark Lavers, who heads the Real Estate team, said: “We are delighted that Stephen will be joining our team. His expertise, particularly in secured lending, further strengthens our offering to clients. Stephen has an excellent reputation in the sector and his appointment is a great fit for our quality-focussed practice”.
Hugh Gardner, Managing Partner, said: “We are excited about the opportunities that this addition to our firm brings. Stephen’s arrival further strengthens our very successful real estate practice, which is growing rapidly in line with client demand”.