David Fanchi > Lester Aldridge LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Lester Aldridge LLP
SO15 2EU


David Fanchi is a Partner in the Real Estate team.

David acts for property owners and lenders acquiring, disposing and re/financing numerous commercial real estate interests, both individually and on a portfolio basis.

He advises national and international commercial real estate owners and occupiers in the acquisition, management and/or disposal of their commercial real estate interests.

David is well-regarded for both his personable approach and commercial outlook to ensure matters are pursued as diligently as possible.


David qualified in 2002 before spending 17 years post-qualification with a regional firm (the last four years following a takeover by a large national firm) heading up a team of 18 people, followed by another 3 years at a regional firm.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Hampshire

Lester Aldridge LLP’s real estate group operates out of Southampton, demonstrating significant strength in advising on lender services, residential developments, and property investments. The practice is headed up by ‘standout advisor‘ Tom AlderLucy Stevens receives regular instruction from hoteliers, landowners, and regional developers. Matthew Barrow is an expert on secured lending transactions and commercial property matters, while Bethan Dodd typically handles landlord and tenant issues. Roger Woolley specialises in major development projects, and Rebecca Humm assists with the drafting of planning and infrastructure agreements. Sian Rogers supports clients with distressed property work. David Fanchi joined from Foot Anstey in December 2022.