Dean Bickford > Field Seymour Parkes LLP > Reading, England > Lawyer Profile

Field Seymour Parkes LLP
1 LONDON STREET
READING
RG1 4QW
England

Work Department

Commercial property.

Position

Dean’s specialist areas of practice include: acting for house-builders, land owners and promoters on all aspects of strategic land and development; representing lenders on all types of development and investment secured lending; acting for corporate occupiers on portfolio management, and for landlords and tenants; acquisitions and disposals; dealing with property aspects of insolvency and corporate recovery including advising insolvency practitioners.

Career

Assistant legal adviser Colonial Mutual 1996-97; training contract Eversheds 1997-99; qualified 1999; assistant solicitor Boodle Hatfield 1999-2006; associate solicitor Field Seymour Parkes 2006-07; partner Field Seymour Parkes 2007.

Education

Campion School; University of Kent (1994 BA Hons Classics 2(1)); College of Law, Guildford (1996 CPE, LPC).

Leisure

Golf, football, cricket, skiing, music, reading, family.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Field Seymour Parkes LLP is home to a specialist strategic land team as well as an experienced real estate financing practice and advises among others blue-chip companies and high-net-worth individuals, a specialism of practice head Marcus Francis. Dean Bickford is Francis’ second in command and focuses on corporate occupiers, charities, and educational institutions. James Burgess is renowned in the Reading real estate market.