Paul Harbour > Kingsley Napley LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Kingsley Napley LLP Offices
14 ST JOHN'S LANE
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Paul is the head of Kingsley Napley’s Real Estate department and deals with a wide range of complex commercial transactions. He has been at Kingsley Napley for over 20 years and built up a good client base over the years. Paul has historically acted for entrepreneurial type clients and is therefore very commercial in his outlook. He will always do his utmost to close a deal as soon as possible and will look to add value where possible.
Paul has particular expertise in dealing with:
• Commercial and residential development work
• Large scales site assembly
• Contracts and options conditional upon planning consent/planning promotion agreements and collaboration agreements
• Overage agreements
• Landlord and tenant work
• Investment acquisitions and disposals
Trained Wallace & Partners; qualified 1995; Field Cunningham & Co 1995; Mercers 1996; Walsh Lawson 1999; Kingsley Napley 1999 (when Walsh Lawson merged with them); partner 2004.
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The ‘personable, highly efficient’ and ‘knowledgeable’ lawyers at Kingsley Napley LLP are frequently instructed to handle the most challenging aspects of residential conveyances, including investigations into title, land valuations, Licence to Alter agreements and tax structuring issues. The firm is known for advising high-profile clients from the worlds of sport, politics and media. Bethan Owen is ‘unfailingly proactive’ in co-leading the team, advising on high value residential transactions and working with commercial clients on residential site assembly. Fellow co-head Paul Harbour operates a broad practice covering complex commercial and residential transactions.
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