Liam Phillips > Shoosmiths LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP
No 1 Bow Churchyard

Work Department

Real Estate, Partner


Liam advises on all aspects of commercial real estate including data centre (acquisition/disposal, development and management), real estate investment acquisitions and disposals, development, hotel and leisure, retail, real estate finance and management of investment portfolios.

He has particular expertise in advising on all aspects relating to data centres including acting for operators, developers and occupiers and has acted as interim in-house general counsel for the leading large-scale, carrier neutral data centre provider in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

His clients include a number of data centre providers and investors, hotel chains, mixed use developers, property investors, high end retailers and restaurant groups.

Liam is named as a Next Generation Partner in Legal 500 and is described as having “a very good understanding of the commercial challenges facing the property market, and his advice is tailored to resolving the commercial issues” as well as being “a valued business partner.”

He regularly contributes to trade and legal press having articles published in Data Center Dynamics, Data Europe and Data Center Solutions, as well as contributing to industry reports such at the BroadGroup.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

(Next Generation Partners)

Liam PhillipsShoosmiths LLP

Counting Holland & Barrett, McArthurGlen and Currys among its key roster of clients, Shoosmiths LLP’s London real estate team acts for both landlords and tenants across the retail, technology, office and leisure sectors on a broad range of corporate occupier matters. The practice, which frequently acts as co-counsel to US and global law firms, also has demonstrable experience in leasing transactions, portfolio acquisitions and disposals, as well as sales and leasebacks. Joseph Mazzucca leads the team and has experience in investments, development projects, corporate transactions and finance matters, while ‘outstandingLiam Phillips is noted for his expertise in the data centre sector.