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Davitt Jones Bould

Work Department

Commercial Property



Robin specialises in both commercial property and planning matters, making him ideally placed to advise on urban regeneration and other major projects.  An active member of the CPO Association, Robin has advised on major infrastructure and town centre developments for a number of local authorities and their joint venture partners.  Robin has also advised on major events, acting for The Royal Parks in connection with Winter Wonderland, BBC Proms in the Park, Radio 2’s ‘Festival in a Day’, the British Summer Time Concerts and a number of other events.  Robin previously worked in-house at a local authority and as a solicitor for a national law firm. 

Clients often comment on Robin’s ability to understand their wider political and commercial needs.   He is recommended by both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.  

Regeneration Advice to Slough Borough Council:  Advised Slough Borough Council on a major regeneration project as part of a Local Asset Backed Vehicle Partnership. The work encompassed seven key sites, for a variety of uses. Robin advised on planning agreements and other areas of commercial property law.

Development of the London Cycle Superhighway:  Advised the Royal Parks on the construction of this scheme.  His work included drafting the overarching agreement that regulates the works and ensures the preservation of St James’s Park and Hyde Park. 

Regeneration of Sheerwater:  Leading this regeneration project for Woking Borough Council. This includes securing a CPO and multiple negotiations.  The Council are building over 900 new homes as well as various commercial and community infrastructure.  


Year admitted:  2003

Previous roles:  Private Practice – Edwards Geldard (now Geldards LLP) & Morgan Cole (now Blake Lapthorn LLP). In-house at Torridge District Council & Teignbridge District Council (Devon).


SRA number:  320871

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Public sector > Local government

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Robin de WreedeDavitt Jones Bould

Specialising in real estate-related work, Davitt Jones Bould advises local authorities, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and local government bodies on regeneration and development projects. Madeleine Davitt leads a team that includes commercial property and planning specialist Robin de Wreede; property expert Sean Bulman; and John Qualtrough, who focuses on assisting local authorities with planning matters.

South West > Real estate > Planning

Advising public and private sector clients, Davitt Jones Bould acts in a range of development and regeneration matters. Madeleine Davitt leads the practice and her team includes Robin de Wreede, who specialises in planning and commercial property issues. Also notable is consultant Teresa Kamppari Baker, who joined from an in-house position at John Lewis and brings experience in commercial, property, construction and planning law.

London > Real estate > Planning

Davitt Jones Bould is a real estate boutique with a planning offering that draws on the combined 80 years’ experience from its four partners. Instructions come from a considerable client base of local authorities and other public bodies. John Qualtrough and Robin de Wreede are the key planning contacts in London.