Paul Hinett Commercial Property Solicitor Clarke Willmott Southampton

Paul Hinett

Partner – Commercial Property, Clarke Willmott Solicitors, Southampton

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Paul Hinett is a Partner in the Commercial Property team specialising in development.

Paul has extensive experience in all aspects of residential development, including site assembly, land acquisition, conditional contracts and option, infrastructure agreements, funding, freehold reversion and affordable housing sales and site set up for plot sales.  He has acted for number of national and local developers, landowners and banks, including Bellway Homes, David Wilson Homes, MJH Developments Limited and Royal Bank of Scotland.

Paul has also acquired a detailed knowledge of the acquisition of freehold and leasehold ground rent reversion investments.  He has acted on behalf of various investment funds in the acquisition of over £50 million in ground rent investments over the last three years.  His experience includes schemes to avoid leaseholder pre-emption rights under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, forward purchase contracts, portfolio acquisitions and corporate acquisitions.

He also has considerable experience of general commercial property matters, including the acquisition and disposal of commercial investment property, commercial landlord and tenant including lease drafting and negotiation and lease management, and secured lending.

Paul joined Clarke Willmott in 2013 after working at Shoosmiths.

Experience

  • He has acted on behalf of various investments funds in the acquisition of over £50 million in ground rent investments over the last three years
  • His experience includes schemes to avoid leaseholder pre-emption rights under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, forward purchase contracts, portfolio acquisitions and corporate acquisitions.
  • He also has considerable experience of general commercial property matters, including the acquisition and disposal of commercial investment property, commercial landlord and tenant including lease drafting and negotiation and lease management, and secured lending.
  • He acted for number of national and local developers, landowners and banks, including Bellway Homes, David Wilson Homes, MJH Developments Limited and Royal Bank of Scotland.
Service areas
  • Commercial property
    Commercial property