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David Marsden

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VWV (Veale Wasbrough Vizards)

Work Department

Real Estate




How Can David Help You?

David is a Partner in our Watford Commercial Property team, specialising in property and planning law, with special reference to development projects. David's particular specialty is property development, where he has acted for many well known national, regional and local developers. David's experience includes dealing with sites of varying sizes, site assembly and disposal, S.106 agreements, Highways Act agreements and other infrastructure agreements, options, conditional contracts, tenders and more.

Strategic Land

David is currently involved in two sites with a potential for 5000 homes, commercial and associated development.

Advising Schools

David has advised independent schools on their property portfolios and foundation and state schools on property and planning matters. He has secured lending work acting for banks and borrowers

David also has experience working with complex and high end residential property, land promotion agreements, property joint ventures, dealing with land for social housing, liquidator sales and routine commercial property matters.

Meeting Your Needs

David particularly enjoys helping his clients achieve their objectives and being part of their success.

What Others Say

“I have used David for all my acquisition work, but have had dealings with many other solicitors prior to this. David Marsden has proven a first class resource, with an industry knowledge and legal acquisition expertise second to none. Always contactable and available to offer solutions, I have frequently found David's tone and approach to legal negotiations a breath of fresh air, bringing agreement from the other side in a swift fashion. The speed of response and desire to ‘get the job done’ frequently save us money in the long run. The strength of David's support team has always been re-assuring and continued the ’can-do’ approach David promotes, I have no hesitation in recommending David and his team to other active property companies" - Innes Gray- Managing Director - Visao Holdings Limited

David Marsden is “very, very commercial and responsive”, according to clients, and is praised for his clear, concise approach to drafting. He is well known for advising a range of local, national and regional developers on all aspects of property development.' - Chambers & Partners 'Notable Practitioners' 2016

South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

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

VWV's commercial property practice acts for property developers on residential, commercial and mixed-use developments, as well as advising landowners, investors, corporate occupiers and lenders on a range of real estate mandates. Recent highlights include advising e-commerce solutions provider, Salmon, on a pre-let of new office premises in Watford; acting for Imagination Technologies on a sale and leaseback transaction of the client's headquarters in King's Langley; and acting for Laxton Properties on a proposed development involving 36 dwellings and social housing. David Marsden handles property development matters for clients such as Nationcrest. Also recommended are finance specialist Joe Kwok and David Power, who jointly heads the property development team with Marsden.

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