Nick Knapman > DAC Beachcroft LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

DAC Beachcroft LLP
PORTWALL PLACE
PORTWALL LANE
BRISTOL
BS1 6NA
England

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Partner in Bristol office, heads up the real estate litigation team which advises on strategic and contentious property matters for shopping centre owners, national retailers, financial institutions and public sector bodies.

Career

Trained Beachcroft Wansbroughs; qualified 1995; partner Beachcroft Wansbroughs (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) 2004.

Languages

French.

Memberships

Property Litigation Association.

Education

Canford School, Wimbourne; Nottinghamn University (BA Joint Hons French and Latin).

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Real estate > Commercial property: Bristol

DAC Beachcroft LLP is renowned for its work in the shopping centre sector, where it acts on high-profile joint ventures and pre-lets, among other matters. Nick Knapman leads the firm’s national real estate shopping centre team and handles contentious and strategic property matters. Julitta Yates specialises in shopping centre asset management work. Elsewhere, the firm has also raised its profile in the housebuilding space, where it acts for a number of the UK’s largest residential developers. Bristol team head Graham Brothwood advises multiple corporate clients on their real estate requirements. Ben Pariser has significant experience of acting for mixed-use, residential and commercial developers. Michael Bothamley has expertise in regeneration, development, investment and funding.

South West > Real estate > Property litigation

DAC Beachcroft LLP has a particular strength in handling contentious property issues in the retail sector. Notable clients include large shopping centres, corporate occupiers and landowners. Practice head Nick Knapman has extensive experience of contentious matters, such as rent reviews, service charge issues, and dilapidations claims, among others.