Sean is a specialist commercial property solicitor with over 20 years' experience. Clients regularly choose Sean to be the lead lawyer on their major projects and for the management of their estates. He has undertaken this role for Vodafone, TV celebrity chef Rick Stein, The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and technology giant Fujifilm.
Sean has a reputation amongst our clients for being an exceptional project manager who always ensures the team delivers the right results on time. Sean is a leading lawyer in the Legal 500.
Highlights include advising:
TV Celebrity Chef Rick Stein's Restaurant Group on their estates management work, including advising on the acquisition of their first London restaurant.
A local authority's arms length investment company on numerous multimillion pound acquisitions including hotels, retail parks, distribution centres and more.
An investment company on their rental streams during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Surrey County Council on their multistage development of the new emergency services centre in Crawley.
Estates management advice to Fujifilm UK, including securing a lease for their first experience centre in Covent Garden.
A major UK storage company in relation to all the property transactions involved in the sale of the company, including the transfer of 12 large industrial units located across England.
“We have a very high regard for Sean and will have great pleasure in recommending him after so many years good relations. He has certainly slipped into the role of valued property advisor to our company.”
Norman Galbraith, Managing Director of 1st Storage Centres
"Sean Bulman was very good at identifying the key points of complex legal issues which arose, explaining them clearly for the clients and working towards finding a solution."
Legal 500 2021
"Sean Bulman provides an excellent service and always adds value to any questions or queries we may raise. If he needs to seek instructions on any matters, he will always provide an overview of the issue and recommendations of how to resolve this."
Legal 500 2024