Thomas has recently qualified into the Real Estate team having obtained six months' property experience during his training contract at the firm.

Thomas has acted for corporations, charitable trusts and government departments including the Education and Skills Funding Agency in respect of acquisitions, disposals and landlord and tenant matters, and has gained experience assisting with development projects.

Thomas has also gained valuable experience during six months spent on secondment at a multinational chemicals manufacturer, which has helped develop his commercial and client-centric approach.


Examples of experience include advising:

  • Education and Skills Funding Agency in connection with a number of acquisitions and leases of land and buildings for free school use, including some with development aspects
  • A multinational manufacturer on issues relating to the assignment and early surrender of a sub-lease
  • A private promoter and developer on various acquisitions and disposals including advising on all aspects of a project to acquire a portfolio of over 100 titles
  • Two charities in connection with a disposal of unregistered assets and first registrations and the charity law aspects of property transactions.