Head of Commercial Property – Hamish Smith specialises in buying and selling commercial premises; granting, renewing and transferring leases; preparing and negotiating property-based licences; buying and selling property-based businesses; buying and selling development land and new-build commercial premises; overage agreements and contracts conditional on planning; securing finance on property.
Hamish joined SO Legal in 2018 having spent the past 16 years at two large regional firms. With extensive experience in all aspects of non-contentious property work, Hamish has been involved in a wide and varied range of commercial property transactions acting for landlords, tenants, sellers, buyers, developers, lenders and borrowers alike.
The Chambers and Partners Legal Directory has identified Hamish as a notable practitioner, being noted among clients for being very approachable and for going out of his way to understand their needs.
Hamish was elected President of the Eastbourne Law Society in March 2018.
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