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Tees Law

TITAN HOUSE, CASTLE PARK, CAMBRIDGE, CB3 0BY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01223 311141
Fax:
Fax 01223 460749
DX:
5811 CAMBRIDGE
Email:
Web:
www.teeslaw.co.uk

James Dowson

Tel:
Work 01223 702318
Email:
Web:
www.teeslaw.com
Tees Law

Work Department

Commercial property group.

Position

James Dowson is a partner and heads up the Cambridge property team. He has particular expertise in commercial and rural property work. He acts for a number of developer clients advising them on site acquisition and assembly, options, infrastructure agreements and commercial, residential and ground rent disposals, as well as other related matters. He also deals with landlord and tenant and refinancing work for clients. James has also acted on a number of farm and rural land acquisitions and disposals.

Career

Trained Turner Kenneth Brown; qualified 1994; solicitor in commercial property department Blandy & Blandy 1994-95; locum solicitor in in-house legal department, London Borough of Lambeth 1995-96; Eversheds LLP (formerly Palmer Wheeldon), Cambridge, solicitor in real estate (including a secondment at Cambridgeshire County Council) 1996-2003; Tees Law 2003, solicitor in commercial property, based in Bishops Stortford and subsequently Cambridge where he is Head of Office.  Became partner 2007. Trustee board member of East Herts Citizens Advice Bureau.

Languages

French.

Member

Cambridge and District Law Society .

Education

Perse School, Cambridge; University of Southampton (1990 LLB 2(1)); Chester College of Law (1991 Solicitors Final Examination); 2001 Diploma in commercial property.

Leisure

Real Tennis, Golf, Theatre.


East Anglia: Real estate

Commercial property: Cambridge

Within: Commercial property: Cambridge

The real estate practice at Tees Law undertakes strategic promotion and option agreements for landowners and developers, site acquisition by purchase or option for residential developers, site set up, infrastructure agreements and plot sales, as well as high-value agricultural land transactions and residential enfranchisement work. Its recent strategic promotion and option agreement work has seen the practice active in sites in Suffolk, Cambridge, Essex and Hertfordshire. It has also handled residential development  work in Ware, Welwyn Garden City, Bury St Edmunds and central Cambridge. James Dowson is the key partner.

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