Graham Banks > Geldards LLP > Derby, England > Lawyer Profile

Geldards LLP
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Work Department

Commercial Property


Graham is the head of the Derby office and heads up the Derby Property team. His particular specialism is commercial and residential development acting on behalf of Developer, Landowner and Occupier. Graham’s experience extends to strategic land and short-term development land, with deal size varying from anything from small single-use developments to sites comprising 3000 units. He is known for his good, sound practical advice on how to get from A to B.

Graham spends the majority of his time dealing with residential development sites comprising conditional contracts, option agreements, promotion agreements, collaboration agreements and all manner of infrastructure and planning documents. He also undertakes similar work in the commercial sector but including forward funding and investment agreements, joint ventures and project management structures. Clients enjoy discussing ideas with Graham to reach a practical commercial solution.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: Nottingham and Derby

Geldards LLP is experienced in acting for clients in both the private and public sector in commercial property matters. Key areas of work undertaken pertain to commercial and residential developments, the retail and educations sector as well as the industrial and logistics sectors – an area of particular expertise of ‘exceptionalHeather Dixon. The Nottingham property team is headed by ‘commercially minded’ and ‘pragmaticDavid Watson while the Derby team is led by Graham Banks, who is experienced in operational property matters and property investments, among others. The unit also fields a specialist team which provides property legal services to fibre optic, gas and electricity companies – the “networks” team, headed by Jamie Gordon. Tiffany Cloynes has a specialisation in the public sector advising on a variety of regeneration and infrastructure projects.