Nicholas Brent > Druces LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Druces LLP
SALISBURY HOUSE
LONDON WALL
LONDON
EC2M 5PS
England

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Consultant in the Real Estate department.

Formerly the Head of Real Estate, Nick became a consultant in May 2022 and has wide experience of all areas of commercial property – developmentinvestmentproperty finance and corporate occupation.

Career

Halls – trainee 1978-80; qualified 1980; Halls – assistant solicitor 1980-82; Penningtons – assistant solicitor 1982-85; Asshetons – assistant solicitor 1985-88; Asshetons – partner 1988-93; Manches – partner 1993-2002; Druces LLP (formerly Druces & Attlee) – partner 2002 to present.

Memberships

Nick is a member of the City of London Law Society and Land Law sub Committee.

Education

Cambridge Grammar School; Manchester University LLB Hons 1977.

Personal

Nicholas has been featured in Spear’s 500 in the Top Recommended Property Lawyers category.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Druces LLP‘s real estate team is led by Nicholas Brent, who specialises in advising occupiers on a range of issues. The firm continues to assist clients through the aftermath of Covid-19’s effects on the occupier markets which includes rental renegotiations and the termination of existing leases through excercising break clauses. The firm acts for a variety of clients such as landlords, investment companies, and charities. Adrian Footer is a key partner at the practice and has expertise in acting for occupiers in the finance sector.