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Davitt Jones Bould

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Malcolm Iley

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Davitt Jones Bould

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Malcolm is widely recognised as a leading practitioner in public and government law, with over 40 years’ experience in this area.  Malcolm also has wide ranging experience in complementary areas, including town and country planning, compulsory purchase and procurement.

Before joining DJB as a Group Director, Malcolm spent 9 years at Trowers & Hamlins LLP, reaching the level of Senior Equity Partner and Head of the Public Sector Commercial Department.  He has held similar positions at Nabarro Nathanson and at a leading regional firm.  Prior to this, he spent 20 years in-house in local government, culminating in senior corporate positions at Leeds City Council and at Plymouth City Council.


Davitt Jones Bould 2016 - present

Dreamland Trust Ltd 2014-2015

Trowers & Hamlins 2004-2013

Nabarro Nathanson 1997-2004


Law Society


College of Law, Guildford

London: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Davitt Jones Bould has a partner-led offering which is said to have 'excellent lawyers who are receptive to the needs of a local authority in challenging times' and is also 'efficient and discreet.' Malcolm Iley is the experienced head of the practice who has a focus on property and regeneration projects. Robin de Wreede is a planning and property specialist who is highlighted for his 'depth of knowledge and diligence in pursuing matters' and John Qualtrough has years of experience advising local authorities on planning issues. It is advising on a number of large-scale regeneration projects including Woking Borough Council on the £500m urban regeneration of Sheerwater.

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