James Burgess > Field Seymour Parkes LLP > Reading, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Commercial property

Position

Partner in commercial property team specialising in development funding and investment transactions, also landlord and tenant.

Career

Trained Bolton and Lowe, Temple Gardens; qualified 1982. Partner, Plummer Tilsley and Partners 1984-1989; partner, Burgess Cheves and Partners 1986-1989; partner, Pitmans 1989-2008; partner, Field Seymour Parkes 2008-date.

Languages

French

Education

Radley College, Oxfordshire; College of Law, Lancaster Gate.

Leisure

Skiing, shooting, tennis, fishing

Lawyer Rankings

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

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James BurgessField Seymour Parkes LLP

Field Seymour Parkes LLP advises numerous blue-chip corporate clients and high-net-worth individuals on a range of real estate matters, including complex secured lending work, investments, development acquisitions and disposals. Practice head Marcus Francis is well respected, advising on high-value landlord and tenant matters and strategic land transactions. Dean Bickford acts for a number of large corporate occupiers, national charities and universities, and James Burgess has a wealth of experience in real estate mandates and is particularly active in agricultural and rural land matters.

South East > Private client > Agriculture and estates

Field Seymour Parkes LLP advises farming partnerships, trusts, and landed estates on matters such as renewable energy projects, succession planning, and the sale and acquisition of property in the South East. Practice leader Hazel Eccles focuses on acquisitions and tenancies, while James Burgess advises on rural development and agricultural property-related matters.