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Davitt Jones Bould

LEVEL 24, THE SHARD, 32 LONDON BRIDGE STREET, LONDON, SE1 9SG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7870 7500

Madeleine Davitt

Tel:
Work 01823 279279
Email:
Davitt Jones Bould

Work Department

Commercial property.

Position

Madeleine is a Senior Partner at Davitt Jones Bould and a specialist in commercial property law.  She acts as client liaison and main point of contact for a large number of the firm’s clients, spanning central government, local authority bodies, property investors and other private clients.

Notable clients include the Department for Work and Pensions, Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, The Royal Parks and the Cabinet Office. Madeleine has also managed substantial projects undertaken by the firm including the large-scale estates rationalisation exercise undertaken on behalf of Commission for Social Care Inspection (now Care Quality Commission).

Career

PQE:  24 years' 

Founding member of DJB.  Previously worked for Osborne Clarke and Government Property Lawyers. 

 


London: Real estate

Commercial property

Within: Commercial property

Davitt Jones Bould is 'an extremely client-focused, solutions-driven' boutique firm, which handles investment transactions, letting and notional estate management work, and is particularly noted for its prestigious central government and public sector client base. An example of the team's nationwide mandates includes Madeleine Davitt and Robin de Wreede advising a national corporate occupier on the negotiation of over 300 leases for offices and other properties. In the investment space, Philippa Hipwell is assisting Woking Borough Council with its £72m acquisition of Dukes Court from a special purpose vehicle, and also acted for an investor in relation to the £75m acquisition of a large retail park. The team provides estate and portfolio management advice to Plato Estates, The Royal Parks and Highways England. Tom Castle and Emma Gormley are also recommended.

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Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Real estate boutique Davitt Jones Bould has ‘an excellent reputation as one of the country’s best small-scale property solicitors’. The firm is ‘excellent in its knowledge of the public sector and its requirements’ and regularly acts for the Government and local authorities. Clients include the Cabinet Office, the Attorney General’s Office and numerous local councils such as Slough, Bristol, Leeds and Hertfordshire. The team is acting for the Royal Parks on matters such as licenses, removal of unauthorised occupants, personal injury liability and recovery of damages. Investors and developers are also common clients with notable examples being Squarestone Growth, Slough Asset Management and Thamesway Developments. Practice head Madeleine Davitt is a ‘superb tactician with boundless energy’ and other key names include Ted Dancey, Maeve Bonner and John Smith. Janani Puvi has joined the firm from Dewar Hogan.

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South West: Real estate

Commercial property: The West Country

Within: Leading individuals

Madeleine Davitt - Davitt Jones Bould

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