Seddons bolsters real estate department

Seddons has appointed Christian Taylor as a partner for its commercial real estate team.

The firm has also promoted Rob Brooks and Nick Mann to partners within the real estate finance and residential real estate teams, respectively.

Christian, who has over 20 years of experience in advising clients on commercial real estate matters and acting for businesses in the transport, logistics and distribution sectors regarding their real estate requirements, rejoins the law firm from JMW.

Rob, who was previously an assistant solicitor at Seddons, acts predominantly for bridging and development lenders on commercial, residential and mixed property transactions, and has extensive knowledge of banking, mortgage and property law.

Meanwhile Nick, who joined Seddons in 2013 as an assistant solicitor, has over 14 years of experience in residential property and represents a wide range of clients, including high-net-worth individuals, property investors, first-time buyers, developers, banks and building societies.

Commenting on his appointment, Christian said: “It’s great to be back at Seddons, and I’m really looking forward to helping drive the firm’s commercial real estate business forward and to contribute to the firm’s future growth and success.”

Nick added: “I am delighted to be joining my fellow partners at Seddons and I look forward to the next exciting stage of my career, and synergising that and the future successes with the firm.”

Rob stated: “It is incredibly rewarding to be offered partnership at Seddons, and it’s a great show of the firm’s belief in me that I have so quickly progressed from assistant to partner.”

Simon Ross, managing partner at Seddons, commented: “I am very pleased to welcome Rob and Nick to the partnership — their much-deserved promotions reflect the strength and depth of our real estate offering and continue our strong track record of developing and promoting internal talent, which is a key part of our organic growth strategy.  

“I’m also very excited to welcome Christian back to Seddons and I’m confident that he will make a significant contribution to the firm.”

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