Jason Jackson > Shoosmiths LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP
2 COLMORE SQUARE
38 COLMORE CIRCUS QUEENSWAY
BIRMINGHAM
B4 6BJ
England

Work Department

Partner, Real Estate

Position

With a focus on commercial real estate development and funding, Jason has a strong track record advising on UK regeneration projects, mixed use office and commercial development, logistics and warehousing.

He advises clients on site acquisitions, pre-lets and forward funding arrangements with pension funds and investors, together with joint venture arrangements between developers and property-led corporate transactions.

Recent projects where Jason has advised include:

  • advising one of the developer parties involved in the first-phase preparations for a 175 acre regeneration project for a logistics park in the West Midlands
  • advising on the acquisition pre-let and forward funding of the largest (2020) automated parcel delivery in Europe based in the North of England
  • Advising on acquisition development sale on the a 2.2m Amazon facility in the UK
  • Advising on the site assembly and development of a 2m square foot logistics park in the UK
  • the £98 million investment sale of 55 Colmore Row, Birmingham, following a back-to-frame £32 million re-development completed just eight months earlier.

Jason leads the Midlands region with teams in Birmingham and Nottingham

Career

Jason trained and qualified at a national firm before joining Shoosmiths in 2004.

Education

Giggleswick School, North Yorkshire; Aston University (1988 BSc Hons 2(1)); De Montfort University (1992 CPE; 1993 LPC Commendation).

Leisure

Rugby and shooting.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: Birmingham

(Leading individuals)

Jason JacksonShoosmiths LLP

Drawing on its robust national footprint, Shoosmiths LLP is rated by clients for its active commercial development practice, as well as its burgeoning residential and corporate occupier offerings. Department head Jason Jackson is a central figure within the West Midlands logistics and residential development practice, working with some of the market’s leading entities on transactions and advisory matters. James Needham , another name to note in the logistics development space, chiefly advises major UK institutions and foreign investors on pre-let and forward funded transactions. Birmingham office head Beth McArdle maintains an active corporate occupier practice, often negotiating head office leases for various public companies. Real estate finance team head Tim Flight is especially noted for his experience in the care home, student development and healthcare sectors. Senior associate Sophie Jack is also recommended.