Daniel is a partner in Shoosmiths’ Real Estate team and has over 20 years’ experience in the Real Estate sector.

He acts for developers, funders, investors and operators on a wide range of real estate transactions particularly within the Living sector, where he is a member of our executive group for that sector. He has lengthy experience in purpose built student accommodation schemes and leads our PBSA sub-sector group across the firm. He also has experience of mixed use schemes, build to rent and co-living developments.

Daniel also regularly advises investors on their acquisition programmes and has experience in a variety of asset classes including office and industrial, whilst also working on new development projects with his clients.

His recent experience includes:

  • Acting for an overseas fund on their acquisition programme of £200m worth of UK regional office investments, financing arrangements and the ongoing asset management of these portfolios;
  • Acting for investors in national affordable housing stock with over £50m of assets over the last 12 months;
  • Working with a regional student accommodation operator on their existing portfolio management and funding requirements as well as advising on their development pipeline of PBSA and BTR schemes;
  • Acting for a global publishing group on their London HQ office relocation project; and
  • Acting for major banks on the funding of nationwide student accommodation schemes for both development projects and fully operational properties.


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