Roger Thornton

Partner, Commercial Real Estate 020 3465 4315 rthornton@maplesteesdale.co.uk vCard
Secretary: Niki Aslam 020 3465 4327 naslam@maplesteesdale.co.uk
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Profile:

Roger is Head of Commercial Real Estate at Maples Teesdale and is a key member of the Offices and Retail sector teams. Roger has extensive experience in investment, sales and purchases including portfolio acquisitions and disposals, commercial property development, acting for developers and landowners and commercial property asset management, including new lettings, lease renewals and lease regearings.

Professional experience:

  • Acting for property investors on acquisitions and disposals of complex properties including shopping centres for Ellandi and retail and office portfolios for Patrizia
  • Advising on redevelopments and the associated funding and preletting aspects for UK funds including Patrizia 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 of London 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:

  • 'Declan Power and Roger Thornton have vast experience and know how to solve issues and get deals done.' Legal 500 2019
  • 'Roger Thornton is very proactive and reactive to any work we require completing. Very approachable.' Legal 500 2019

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