Peter Belcher > GSC Solicitors LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

GSC Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Commercial and residential property.


Partner specialising in commercial property transactions, particularly hotels, leisure, nursing homes and franchising; also has expertise in financing, including sale and leaseback financing; development work and site compilations, including options; further extensive experience in secured lending.


Trained Keene Marsland; qualified 1985; partner GSC Solicitors LLP 1996.


Law Society.


Bedford Modern School; Nottingham University (1981 LLB Hons).


Cinema, dining out.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

The real estate team at GSC Solicitors LLP uses ‘cutting edge and innovative legal thinking combined with commercial savvy‘ to advise bluechip corporate clients, major hotel owners, fast food franchise owners, and high-net worth individuals on a variety of matters. The firm’s strength and focus is on contentious landlord and tenant work as well as acquisitions, developments, and financing matters. Practice head Harvey Posener provides ‘unparalleled service‘ with his extensive experience in advising large corporate occupiers on leasing and acquisitions whilst Peter Belcher is ‘extremely well-reputed‘ for his focus on the hotel, banking, leisure, and healthcare sectors regarding commercial property transactions.

London > Real estate > Property finance

GSC Solicitors LLP is active in refinancing mandates for clients in the retail, hospitality and care home sectors, as well as for high-net-worth individuals with extensive residential portfolios. Peter Belcher sits at the helm of the practice, advising on acquisition and development finance matters. Matthew Phillips is also of note for his work in secured lending for fast food franchise owners and commercial tenants.