Steve is a Senior Associate working in the Real Estate team in Leeds.

Steve has wide and varied experience in many aspects of property law with a particular focus on development, landlord and tenant, distressed assets and real estate finance.

Steve works closely with all partners in the Leeds team. He acts for a broad spread of clients but has a particular client base with insolvency practitioners and fixed charge receivers in both disposal transactions and asset management.

His recent project experience includes advising on:

  • acting on behalf of a leading motorway service area operator on the sale of the whole business requiring the production ten large and complex certificates of title.
  • acting on the acquisition of a set of three BSA condemned student accommodation blocks out of administration, the provision of three rounds of funding to remedy the building defects, the negotiation of a complex agreement for lease & lease with the Home Office before disposing of the assets.
  • acting for an insolvency practitioner on the asset management of a portfolio of distressed assets across Manchester before ultimately disposing of the assets through a disposal strategy generating the best return for the lender.
  • acting on the ground rent disposal of a portfolio of lodge holiday home sites across the UK


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