David Barnes


David has specialised in commercial property work for over 30 years in three central London law firms.

This has involved:

  • Acting for landlords or tenants in leases and renewals, variations, surrenders, rent deposits and lease regears
  • Purchase and sale of investment properties
  • Secured lending by banks and other financial institutions, and acting for borrowers
  • Purchase and sale of operating premises
  • Rights of light agreements
  • Purchase and sale of small businesses

Clients have included:

  • Banks and other financial institutions
  • Individuals
  • Charities, both national and local
  • Property companies and trading/manufacturing companies
  • Trusts
  • Professional firms

Properties have included:

  • Factories
  • Distribution warehouses
  • Industrial estates
  • Office blocks
  • Nursing homes and care homes
  • Shopping centres
  • Shops and offices
  • Private schools

David has a particular expertise and interest in property transactions by charities.