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Debenhams Ottaway

48 WATLING STREET, RADLETT, WD7 7NN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01923 857171
Fax:
Fax 01923 854840
DX:
89550 RADLETT
Email:
Web:
www.debenhamsottaway.co.uk
Radlett, St Albans

Ruth Boulton

Tel:
Work 01923 289917
Email:
Debenhams Ottaway

Work Department

Commercial property.

Position

Joint-head of the commercial property team at Debenhams Ottaway. Ruth specialises in most aspects of non commercial property including landlord and tenant, freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, secured lending work and lease extensions. Experienced at dealing with a range of transactions from complex and high-value multi-million pound disposals and purchases to simple residential matters. Handles sales and acquisitions, investment and owner occupied commercial property, portfolio management and property aspects of company sales and purchases. Acts for a wide range of clients from large corporates and banks to private individuals.

Career

Trained Thomas Eggar LLP; qualified 1995; solicitor Thomas Eggar LLP 1995; partner 2000; partner Debenhams Ottaway 2011.

Education

Claremont High School, London Borough of Brent; Homerton College, Cambridge (B.Ed (Hons) in Theology and Education); Nottingham University (1998 MBA in Legal Practice, Distinction).

Leisure

Family, skiing and reading.


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: Leading individuals

Ruth Boulton - Debenhams Ottaway

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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