Nicholas James > Howes Percival LLP > Leicester, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP
3 THE OSIERS BUSINESS CENTRE
LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE
LE19 1DX
England

Work Department

Property.

Position

Nick is a partner who specialises in commercial property law with particular expertise in advising developer clients on the acquisition and disposal of residential development and commercial land, landowner consortium agreements for the acquisition or disposal of land, option and promotional agreements. In addition to development work, Nick also acts on the acquisition and disposal of large investment portfolios. Numbering national and regional companies amongst his clients, Nick enjoys the challenge that the work brings, and the close involvement with the individuals at his client companies.

Career

Associate Roythornes LLP 2003-05; partner Fishers Solicitors 2005-09; partner Howes Percival LLP 2009 to date.

Memberships

Law Society; Country Landowners & Business Association.

Education

Manor House School; East London Polytechnic (BSc Hons Land Admin); Staffordshire University (CPE; LPC commendation).

Leisure

Married with two children; enjoys outdoor activities and country pursuits.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Howes Percival LLP‘s ‘strong team’, which is spread between Northampton and Leicester, specialises in land acquisitions and disposals, lending and refinancing, residential and commercial development, and landlord and tenant work. Northampton-based partner Lucy Lord, who was described by one client as ‘highly professional and commercially astute’, focuses on land acquisitions and sales, where she acts for developers and lenders. ‘Practical and pragmatic’ partner Nicholas James, who is based in Leicester, has notable expertise in strategic land acquisitions, promotion agreements and investment transactions. Associates Jasmine Mason and Alexandra Kirkwood, who are based in Leicester and Northampton respectively, are also recommended.