Mr Charles Hodder > Sherrards Solicitors LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Sherrards Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Commercial Property


Charles has over 25 years’ experience in commercial property and advises clients ranging from landlords of commercial buildings to corporate occupiers and developers as well as banks and other lenders. His experience encompasses offices, shopping centres, retail units, industrial warehouses and development as well as acting on property finance transactions covering bother residential and commercial property.

Charles has acted for a number of overseas clients with a particular emphasis on Malaysia and Singapore. These include major banks and investors in property acquiring and lending on UK property.

Other work includes purchases and disposals, leases, renewals and lease re-gearing, alterations and portfolio restructuring, as well as corporate mergers and acquisitions, advising on personal and corporate guarantees, and rent deposits as security.


Partner at Sherrards Solicitors- October 2015- present

Partner at Laytons Solicitors- January 2005- September 2015

Partner at Hammonds- 2001-2005.

Solicitor Stones Porter  (through mergers with edge Ellison and Hammond Suddards) 1994 – 2001

Solicitor Wright Son & Pepper 1990  – 1994

Trainee Wright Son & Pepper 1988-1990


Law Society


College of Law, Lancaster Gate 1986 to 1988 Hons (2nd class)

University of Liverpool- 1983-1986 (Biochemistry 2:1)

Berkhamstead School- 1977-1982

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

With demonstrable experience in the hospitality, retail and leisure, franchising and education sectors, Sherrards Solicitors LLP – which operates from two bases in London and St Albans – handles a range of corporate occupier matters, including standalone lease renewals and regears, as well as portfolio asset management. The team’s workload also includes investment acquisitions and disposals, development agreements and financing mandates. Charles Hodder, who acts for overseas clients, particularly in Malaysia and Singapore, on investment acquisitions and leasing matters, jointly leads the practice alongside St Albans-based Terry Fendt. ‘Highly experienced and diligentIsabel Wolfe Barry handles landlord and tenant work, acquisitions and portfolio restructuring.