Nick Carter > Boyes Turner > Reading, England > Lawyer Profile

Boyes Turner

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Nick is the head of the highly regarded Commercial Property Group and has over 20 years’ experience advising clients in all aspects of commercial property transactions. He specialises in industrial and logistics and business space for landlords and tenants acting for a range of owner managed businesses to large national and international companies.

He has developed a specialist practice managing portfolios of properties for large corporate clients (often in the tech, media and innovation sector and pharma and life sciences sector), working very closely with their in-house legal and property teams and with their other external advisors.

As a member of the firm’s inward investment team, Nick is highly experienced in advising foreign businesses setting up and operating in the UK.


Nick trained and qualified in London undertaking investment work for global funds and insurance companies and was appointed Head of the Property Group at Boyes Turner in 2008.  Having started his career in London he has been particularly successful in helping clients that have historically used City based law firms, achieve better value for money.




Thames Valley Property Forum

Reading Chamber of Commerce Property Group

Reading Real Estate Network


Nick enjoys golf and spending time in the garden or with his family.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Boyes Turner is home to a broad real estate practice where the team advises corporate clients on their property portfolios and funding arrangements, and provides a full-service offering, including a dedicated plot-sales team, to commercial and residential developers. Further, the firm advises on niche areas such as offshore trusts, charities, and acts for lenders in general secured funding arrangements. Nick Carter handles commercial property transactions in highly regulated sectors such as telecoms and life sciences, leading the team together with William Nassau-Lake who heads up the firm’s development division. Renowned practitioner Mark Appleton is a specialist in acting for owners, occupiers, and investors in relation to industrial premises and their development. Senior associate Sarah Webb‘s expertise includes residential development matters.