• Real Estate, Secured Lending & Banking

    • Stephen Messias

    • Partner
    • I endeavour to treat each client as if they were my only client and each transaction as if it was my own.
    • Experience

    • Acting for the Epic Group of Companies as Landlord on lettings and re-gears of commercial leases in its multi-tenanted investment properties at Russell Square House and Capital House, Chapel Street London with tenants such as Travelex, Caffe Nero and University College London.
    • Acting for The Circle Property Unit Trust on its purchase of a multi-tenanted investment property in Great Charles Street, Birmingham for £2.5m and susequent re-gearing of the occupational leases. Now acting for Circle Property PLC.
    • Acting for Amsprop Investments Limited on its purchase of an investment property in Paul Street, London EC2 for £6.55m and subsequent renewal of the occupational leases.
    • Acting on the purchase of a leasehold house in London NW8, enfranchisement fo the freehold under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 and subsequent sale of the property for £17.25m.
    • Meet Stephen

    • Stephen’s expertise encompasses all areas of commercial property investment, residential investment and residential conveyancing.

      Stephen qualified in 1989, and acts in relation to property investment and Landlord and Tenant matters involving investment sales and purchases, trading, leasing (acting for both landlords and tenants), acquisition of development sites (subject to planning) and owner occupier acquisitions and leases.

      In addition, he works closely with the firm’s Corporate Department on all property aspects of corporate transactions on matters such as property warranties and title investigation. Stephen’s clients include property investment companies, developers, private pension schemes and multiple unit retailers.

      Stephen is married with three children and lives in Pinner. He is an active freemason and long distance runner.

    • "I have had the pleasure of working with Stephen and the team at Lawrence Stephens for over 10 years who consistently offer sound commercial advice delivered in an efficient and supportive manner." Robert Roston - Romiga Holdings LLP