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Harvey Posener

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GSC Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Insolvency and corporate reconstruction, property, commercial property, contentious probate.


Partner; acting in substantial commercial sales and purchases and leases; high-value residential conveyancing for offshore clients.


Trained Mark Gilbert Morse; qualified 1984; partner GSC Solicitors LLP 1993; co-author of a book on testamentary capacity with Professor Robin Jakoby.


Law Society.


Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne; Manchester University (1981 LLB Hons).


Golf, football, Art Deco, quantum mechanics.

London: Real estate

Commercial property

Within: Commercial property

Be it pure property work, or related fields such as tax, real estate finance or litigation, GSC Solicitors LLP is ‘exceptional by every metric’. The team has particular expertise in the hospitality sector, where it is instructed by hotel owners and numerous major fast food franchise owners. The highly recommended Harvey Posener has considerable experience in corporate letting work and assisted Universal Music with the 20-year lease of its King’s Cross HQ. Posener is also instructed by EMI and Channel 4. Peter Belcher is acting for a hotel owner in relation to the creation of a new hotel brand and the subsequent rebranding and franchising of its existing hotels. Matthew Phillips acted for a fast food franchise owner in relation to its high-value restaurant acquisition as part of a major fast food company’s strategic move toward a greater number of franchise operated stores. Also recommended is Amee Popat, who has experience with HQ leasing transactions.

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Property finance

Within: Property finance

The team at GSC Solicitors LLP is led by Harvey Posener, and also includes Peter Belcher, who 'understands the client's needs completely from a speed and commercial perspective', Matthew Phillips and Amee Popat. It handles acquisition, development and investment financing for a range of borrower and lender clients, including developers, institutional, private and overseas investors, and UK financial institutions. The hotel and restaurant sectors are areas of particular strength: the team represents a number of major hotel owners and fast food franchise owners.

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