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Debenhams Ottaway

IVY HOUSE, 107 ST PETERS STREET, ST ALBANS, AL1 3EW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01727 837161
Fax:
Fax 01727 830506
DX:
6105 ST ALBANS
Email:
Web:
www.debenhamsottaway.co.uk
Radlett, St Albans

Jonathan Foy

Tel:
Work 01727 735630
Email:
Debenhams Ottaway

Work Department

Commercial property.

Position

Joint-head of the commercial property team at Debenhams Ottaway. Jonathan specialises in commercial property and small business sales, providing advice on all types of commercial property transactions and development matters, and the sale and purchase of small and medium size businesses in Hertfordshire. Works for a wide range of clients, including owner managed businesses, developers looking to acquire sites for future potential planning gain, new or expanding businesses looking to lease/buy/sell premises, property investors, land owners and farmers looking to increase the value of their sites, and lenders wishing to secure loans against property.

Career

Trained Malcolm C Foy & Co, Doncaster; qualified 1997; solicitor Vanderpump & Sykes 1998; solicitor Turner & Debenhams (now Debenhams Ottaway) 2002; partner 2003. Qualified as a Notary Public in 2002.

Languages

French.

Member

The Notaries Society.

Education

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield (1982-87); Leeds Business School (1987-90 BA European Finance and Accounting, 2(1)), including Ecole Superieure de Commerce (1989-90 2(1)).

Leisure

Member of the local shooting club, riding, cinema, and spending time with family.


South East: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Debenhams Ottaway's integrated, multi-disciplinary team of trusts, company, employment and property law specialists advise a mix of local and national organisations such as the St Alban’s Citizen Advice Bureau and the International Society for Krishan Consciousness (Hare Krishna). Nicholas Turner advises charitable organisations on all aspects of their operations and is particularly experienced in formations, trustee issues, altering trusts and advising on Charity Commission schemes. Commercial property lawyers Ruth Boulton and Jonathan Foy are also of note, as is associate James Brawn.

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Within: Commercial property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Debenhams Ottaway is well versed is a wide range of real estate matters, including landlord and tenant work, property development, sales and purchases of owner-occupied and investment properties and secured lending. The practice has specific expertise in the ecclesiastical, charity, banking and hospitality sectors, as well as in working with local councils. Ruth Boulton from the Radlett office and St Albans-based Jonathan Foy jointly head the practice. Senior associate Neil Mercer is another name to note.

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