Christopher Cubitt > Howes Percival LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP

Work Department

Commercial Property




Chris is a commercial property law specialist with considerable experience in property development; property investment; commercial property finance; land acquisition and disposal; the acquisition and disposal of business premises; and, commercial lettings.

Chris has particular experience working with national and local developers; investors and funders including private individuals, corporates, banks and funds; landowners; and a wide variety of businesses and other organisations that own, lease or otherwise use property.

  • 2019 – Present: Howes Percival LLP, Partner
  • 2011 – 2019:  Hatch Brenner LLP, Partner and Head of Property
  • 2007 – 2011: Mills & Reeve LLP, Senior Solicitor
  • 2002 – 2007:  Howes Percival LLP, Admitted as a Solicitor 15/09/04
  • 2001 – 2002:  The College of Law – Legal Practice Course
  • 1997 – 2000: University of East Anglia – Law (LLB)

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Real estate > Commercial property: Norwich

Howes Percival LLP has ‘a pragmatic and responsive practice with a good range of specialisms‘. ‘We have valued the trouble the people we have worked with have taken to understand our business and its idiosyncracies‘, remarks one client. The firm is active across the whole waterfront of commercial property, with particular expertise in residential and commercial development, investment portfolio management, property finance and projects in the energy, leisure and tourism sectors. Real estate finance specialist Tessa Haskey leads the practice, which has a strong team in Norwich. Joanna Nicholls is adept in development, landlord and tenant and investment work; Nicola Curle in transactions for public sector clients, among them education institutions and local authorities; and Christopher Cubitt  in residential development projects, strategic land deals, and complex land acquisitions. Tracey Hughes  retired from the practice in 2022.