• Commercial Real Estate

    • Alastair
      Mackenzie

    • Senior Associate
    • Clients appreciate that I combine an approachable style with the ability to deliver clear, concise and bespoke advice. I strive to simplify transactions and ensure that all of the client's objectives are met.
    • Experience

    • Acting for a major Japanese bank taking 20-year leases of 160,000 sq. ft. office premises in the City at a multi-million pound annual rent.
    • Acting for a UK software company taking a five-year lease of 6,400 sq. ft. office premises in the Salesforce Tower at a rent of £480,000 p.a
    • Acting for a major South African bank taking an assignment of a 10-year lease of office premises in the City at a rent of £300,000 p.a.
    • Acting for a UK property company in relation to the purchase of a £20 million mixed-use office/retail building in Shoreditch.
    • Acting for a UK venture capitalist in relation to the purchase and letting of a £4.4 million office building in Charing Cross.
    • Meet Alastair

    • Alastair joined Lawrence Stephens in May 2018. He previously trained and worked at several large City firms after qualifying in 2012.

      Alastair has an extensive range of experience in commercial real estate matters. He advises clients on property sales and purchases, landlords in relation to the management of their property portfolios and tenants in relation to the acquisition of leasehold property. He also assists with the real estate aspects of corporate acquisitions and financing.

      Prior to working as a solicitor Alastair read English Literature at the University of Leeds, before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in London.

      Outside of work Alastair enjoys gym sessions and running to keep fit. He is an avid reader and cook, an enthusiastic scuba diver and loves to travel.