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Roger Thornton

Roger Thornton

Roger Thornton

Partner, Commercial property
020 3465 4315

Secretary: Niki Aslam

020 3465 4327

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


Memberships of professional / academic bodies: 

  • The British Property Federation (Commercial Property Sub Committee Member)
  • The Cambridge University Land Society (Urban Regeneration Forum Member)
  • The Commercial Real Estate Legal Association (Committee Member)

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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