Jim is a partner in Shoosmiths’ real estate team with over 20 years’ experience specialising in investment and development work with a particular focus on industrial and logistics schemes.  His recent experience includes:

  • Acting for a main market listed REIT on their c£500m investment UK portfolio in respect of acquisitions, disposals, financing arrangement and ongoing asset management;
  • Advising a regional developer on the strategic site assembly and realisation of a 1.5m sq ft logistics scheme in West Yorkshire and a c1m sq ft logistics scheme within South Yorkshire;
  • Acting on the forward funding and sale of two 500,000+ sq ft distribution warehouses within the M62 West Yorkshire corridor for a regional developer;
  • Acting for two different developers on the sale of 2 big box warehouse development sites in Yorkshire and the North East to a well known internet retailer;
  • Acting on the forward funding, development, letting and sale of a landmark office building within Leeds city centre;
  • Acting for a global property adviser on the disposal of its London office HQ.


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