• Real Estate, Secured Lending & Banking

    • Gregory Palos

    • Partner
    • Personal service, attentiveness, quality of advice and a commercial approach - these are qualities I try to bring to every transaction.
    • Experience

    • Acting on behalf of a financial institution in respect of a facility of £20m to a national charity acquiring a mixed use property in W1 for £40m.
    • Advising a property developer in connection with the acquisition of a mixed use block for £9.5m, assisting with the application for permitted development to convert 5 floors of offices into 35 apartments and with the application for planning permission for the construction of 5 duplex apartments on the top floor of the building, the extension of the retail element and the construction of 12 mews houses at the rear of the building.
    • Acting on behalf of a Bank in respect of a £30m facility to a renowned hospital charity.
    • Acting in the administration of a national fashion retailer with an estate of 250 retail units, disposing of 125 commercial units and assisting the Administrator in the disposal/management of the remaining units.
    • Acting in the acquisition and financing of the roof and airspace above a block of flats, the construction of 8 apartments and their off plan sale (with a GDV of £4.5m).
    • Meet Gregory

    • Gregory qualified in 1988 and opened his own practice in the West End in 1991 before merging with Lawrence Stephens in 2004.

      He has a wealth of experience in commercial and residential property matters acting for a wide variety of companies, developers, investors and financial institutions. Gregory also acts for numerous offshore clients advising upon tax issues and off shore structures. He has developed a wide range of professional and other contacts abroad.

      Gregory has extensive insolvency & reconstruction experience working with and advising insolvency practitioners, companies, landlords, tenants, and financial institutions.

      He is married with three children and lives in North London. His interests include country sports, golf and supporting Arsenal.

    • Gregory and his team at Lawrence Stephens have completed many transactions for us, over a number of years, in a timely and efficient manner. Their pro-active approach is cost effective and highly commercial. I am very happy to recommend both Gregory and his firm. Asim Shirwani - Metro Bank Plc