• Commercial landlord and tenant, real estate and secured lending

    • Nicolas

    • Solicitor
    • “Taking an analytical approach to  my clients' matters, I like to break down every element of a complex transaction, guaranteeing my clients a timely result and ensuring that no stone is ever left unturned."
    • Experience

    • Acted for a FTSE-250 bank in relation to the refinance of a portfolio of 50 residential units and four commercial units for a gross loan value of £3,500,000.
    • Acted for a borrower who acquired a commercial site in West London for £1,000,000 and assisted the client with locating and obtaining quasi bridging-development finance.
    • Acted for a borrower with regards to the refinance of an existing facility over an unfinished residential development, dealing with initial and second charge financing, totalling £1,900,000.
    • Acted for a client acquiring the assets in a well-established kosher bakery in North London.
    • Acted for a Borrower in a refinance with a loan value in excess of £3,000,000, involving the creation of leasehold interests to an intra-company.
    • Acted for a high net-worth family office to enable their acquisition and disposal of commercial and residential properties as part of their investment portfolio.
    • Meet Nicolas

    • With 3 years’ experience in dealing with commercial and residential real estate transactions, Nicolas is a highly qualified solicitor who is popular among Lawrence Stephens’ personal and corporate clients. Nicolas is also part of the secured lending team, where he advises lenders and borrowers on how best to structure their intended deals and quickly.

      Nicolas acts for a wide range of property investors, with clients ranging from private buyers to FTSE-250 listed companies. He is well versed with the requirements of investor clients, combining his sharp analytical skills with speed and strong communication. Nicolas is often recommended by property agents and finance brokers alike, who recognise his ability to deliver timely and robust transactions for their clients.

      Outside of work, Nicolas is a keen traveller, amateur photographer and Manchester United fan.