Sean Bulman > Davitt Jones Bould > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Davitt Jones Bould

Work Department

Commercial property.


Sean is a Partner at DJB.  

He advises on the full range of commercial property law matters including freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposal, lease renewals, conditional contracts, planning obligations and development agreements.  In addition, he has specific expertise in relation to telecommunications issues, wind farms, insolvency, and corporate occupier work.

Recent notable work includes advising a Local Authority investment company on the acquisition of a number of high value investment properties valued at £400m.  Sean also managed a team of 6 lawyers on a large scale lease assignment project on behalf of a Central Government body following the end of its contract with a contractor and advising on the £40m sale of a major self-storage company.  He has also advised Vodafone and Rick Stein’s restaurant group Seafood Trading.  


Year admitted:  1993

Previously a Partner and the Head of Corporate Real Estate at Osborne Clarke. 


SRA number:  159840


University of Bristol

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Local government

Madeleine Davitt leads Davitt Jones Bould‘s national practice, which advises on a range of development and regeneration projects. Its work relates to commercial investments, commercial acquisitions and sales, and various housing schemes. It also advises council-owned investment companies. Robin de Wreede  and Sean Bulman are two of the senior lawyers who advise on commercial property, investments and planning matters. John Qualtrough  and Kevin Fry, who is noted for his real estate work, are other core team members.

South West > Real estate > Commercial property: The West Country

Davitt Jones Bould demonstrates strong capabilities in large estate management projects, and development and regeneration projects. In addition, it has expanded its presence in the private investment space. Also notable is that the team has developed a niche specialism in handling conversions of schools into academies. Practice head Madeleine Davitt is, according to one client, ‘a true commercial property specialist with unrivalled property knowledge’. Davitt acts for some of the most significant landowners in the South West region. The ‘uniqueRobin de Wreede is experienced in handling major infrastructure and town centre developments for a number of local authorities and their joint venture partners. Stuart Bould and Sean Bulman are also recommended.