DAVID WATSON



David is an accomplished business lawyer who specialises in real estate transactional and advisory work for local, regional and national clients.

David has practiced in the East Midlands throughout his career, and is very familiar with the regional marketplace. He has a pragmatic and commercial approach to real estate transactions, and has a clear focus on providing sensible and cost-effective solutions for his clients.

David created the firm’s innovative lease renewal team, a group of lawyers dedicated to providing an efficient portfolio management service to clients in the retail sector. This team has generated significant cost savings for those clients in recent years.

He also leads Geldards' property finance team in the Midlands, working closely with the firm's banking team and acting for many banking clients. Additionally, David acts for a number of prominent regional and local developers in relation to site assembly, acquisitions and disposals and undertakes real estate investment transactions and general landlord and tenant work for both investors and occupiers.