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Michael Nixon

Michael Nixon

Partner (Head of Commercial Property)


+44 (0)1932 590535




Michael is partner and head of our commercial property team and splits his time between the Surrey and London offices.

Michael has a particular expertise in:

  • acquisition and disposals of retail, office and industrial buildings, ranging from vacant buildings to large scale tenanted property portfolios;
  • office and industrial development, including drafting and negotiating pre-lets;
  • retail, office and industrial leasing, both from a landlord and tenant perspective; and
  • advising on the real estate aspects of a number of significant corporate transactions.

His practice also extends to property finance matters, including acting for a number of secured lenders, both onshore and offshore.

Michael is dual qualified in the UK and Australia bringing distinct advantages to clients nationally and globally.

Recent Experience 

  • Acting for a national retail chain in respect of a retail portfolio of over 450 properties including drafting and advising upon all aspects of leasing transactions.
  • Acting for a developer on the refinancing of a property portfolio with a deal value in excess of £25m.
  • Acting for a logistics company in the letting of multiple sites across the south east, including at Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
  • Acting for a Channel Islands based lender in respect of due diligence and security documentation for UK property.
  • Advising on the property aspects of a sale of a multi-site business.

Additional Information

In his spare time Michael enjoys playing and watching many sports, including cricket, football, golf, rugby and horse racing.

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