Admitted as a Solicitor:  1992


Tel:      020 7870 7500

Email: lee.mcbride@djblaw.co.uk



Commercial property 




Lee is a very experienced property law practitioner.  He has advised a wide variety of household names in a wide variety of corporate (M&A) and property matters for large household names over the last 29 years.  

Lee has particular expertise in contaminated land issues and producing novel drafting solutions to achieve clients' requirements and minimise residual risks.


He is described by Chambers UK as a “Leading Player”. He has also been named in the ‘Best Lawyers’ Guide 2019 and his team has been ranked number 1 for environment in the last 20 years.  For the Midlands region, Chambers UK singles Lee out for his transactional expertise and his strength in advising clients. He is praised by clients for being “very good and very experienced”.

He has vast experience in carrying out due diligence in relation to contaminated sites and has strong relationships with environmental consultants and insurers who can often be crucial in bringing a transaction to close.



  • A variety of national house builders in relation to contamination land issues on the acquisition of large development sites.

  • An international supermarket on the development of a variety of sites. 

  • A luxury car brand on the clean up of a heavily contaminated site.  

  • A City Council on its sale of one of the most historically contaminated sites in the area and on environmental aspects of the sale of its interests in the ICC,NIA,NEC flagship sites.

  • A banking group on the UK aspect of a £500m acquisition of a portfolio of hotels worldwide and the funding of a major hotel in Birmingham.



Tel: 020 7870 7500 


Tel: 0161 669 4800


Tel: 0121 227 9600 


Tel: 01823 279 279



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