Charles Elgood

Of Counsel, Commercial Property 020 3465 4363 vCard
Secretary: Susan Fitzpatrick 020 3465 4367
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Sector expertise: 

  • Non-contentious commercial property work including acquisitions and disposals, both asset and share transactions, including multi-jurisdictional deals
  • Secured lending, including development funding and off-shore company structures and overseas investors
  • General property management work

Professional experience: 

  • Acting for landlords in relation to granting of leases and management of central London shopping centres
  • Advising tenants taking leases of new central London and Canary Wharf headquarters, with agreements for lease, fit-outs, and subsequent sublettings of part
  • Acting for Scottish Widows on purchase and leaseback of Triumph Motorcycle Factory
  • Acting for UK Commercial Property Holdings Limited on its acquisition of Ventura Park logistics estate, Radlett
  • Acting for Cygnet Healthcare on acquisition of long leasehold development site for new hospital premises
  • Advising on the property elements of recommended cash offers for the public-to-private purchases of West Ham United plc and Aston Villa FC plc, and the purchase of (privately-owned) shares in Derby County FC Limited
  • Acting for Nando’s in relation to various leasehold interests
  • Advising Premiership football club as to site assembly for potential new stadium site (2008)
  • Acting for UK Commercial Property Holdings Limited in relation to forward-funded acquisitions of warehousing and mixed hotel/retail development sites
  • Acting for Henry Boot Developments Limited in relation to forward sales and lettings of industrial warehousing and factory units on development site

Professional history: 

  • Trainee solicitor - Simmons & Simmons, 2000 – 2002
  • Associate solicitor- Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 2002 – 2006
  • Assistant solicitor - Travers Smith, 2006 – 2008
  • Partner - Judge Sykes Frixou, 2009 – 2011
  • Senior solicitor - Brecher, 2012 – 2015
  • Of Counsel - Maples Teesdale, 2015