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 > Social housing

Howes Percival LLP has a multi-disciplinary social housing team that has strength and depth in property transactions, development work and contentious matters. the firm has a strong following across East Anglia, having advised on numerous golden brick agreements, development purchases and site assembly matters. Housing management specialist Simon Murphy in Cambridge leads the practice, which calls upon property development partner Michaela Henson. In Norwich, property litigator Jamie Kidd and new hire from Leathes Prior Christopher Cubitt, who is a commercial property partner, also act for RPs.

East Anglia > Real estate > Commercial property: Norwich

Howes Percival LLP has ‘a specialist and responsive team who are available when required with the advice needed to progress matters efficiently.‘ The five-partner real estate group excels in commercial and residential development, property investment and finance, and transactions in sectors such as energy, automotive, leisure, tourism and healthcare. Practice group head Tessa Haskey, head of development Tracey Hughes and head of residential Joanna Nicholls are the key partners in Norwich. Newly promoted partner Nicola Curle is ‘pragmatic and supportive‘. New hire Christopher Cubitt from Hatch Brenner LLP has a broad practice that includes residential development projects and development site set-ups.