Admitted as a Solicitor:  1995


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Commercial Property
Development / regeneration
Landlord and Tenant


James Vernon-Stroud

James Vernon-Stroud is a commercial property specialist with experience of estate management, development and finance transactions and project managing large scale cross border transactions. James is experienced in advising corporations, property investors and high-net-worth individuals.   He joined DJB from Squire Sanders & Dempsey (now part of Hammonds), where he was the Head of Real Estate.  Prior to this he worked for firms including Eversheds and Burges Salmon.    



Highlights include advising:  

  • A major UK shopping centre fund on its formulation and subsequent management of several of the UK's largest and best known shopping centres.    

  • The Cabinet Office on a complex landlord and tenant case relating to one of their offices. 

  • A Local Authority as trustee of a metropolitan authority’s Pension Fund in all aspects of its investment purchases, disposals and portfolio management.  

  • Acting for a UK based Plc listed in London on all aspects of its property portfolio. 

  • Acting for a well-known London based restaurant group in the acquisition of its new flagship restaurant at Canary Wharf.

  • Local Authority in respect of its CPO and real estate work in relation to the Metro tramway between Birmingham and Wolverhampton.