Roger Thornton

Partner, Commercial Property 020 3465 4315 rthornton@maplesteesdale.co.uk vCard
Secretary: Niki Aslam 020 3465 4327 naslam@maplesteesdale.co.uk
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Sector expertise:

  • Commercial property investment, sales and purchases including wide experience of portfolio acquisitions and disposals
  • Commercial property development, acting for developers and landowners

Professional experience:

  • Acting for property investors on acquisitions and disposals of complex properties including shopping centres for Ellandi and retail and office portfolios for Rockspring
  • Advising on redevelopments and the associated funding and preletting aspects for UK funds including Rockspring UK Value Fund developments and a major Tristan Capital office park development
  • Acting for several leading plcs in relation to their office headquarters buildings including Old Mutual plc and Fremantle Media’s London HQs
  • Advising on strategic land residential development opportunities including PRS aspects
  • Acting for City University on the redevelopment and expansion of its Central London portfolio including student accommodation aspects

Professional history: 

  • Solicitor at Ashurst Morris Crisp and Norton Rose, 1990 –1999
  • Partner, Head of Property, at RadcliffesLeBrasseur, 2000
  • Partner at Maples Teesdale, 2004

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Awards and Recognition:

  • Roger has been included in The Best Lawyers In The United Kingdom for his work in real estate

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