Stuart is a founding member of DJB. He is recognised by Chambers and Partners as a Leading Individual. Stuart has advised numerous Central Government clients, including the Cabinet Office, the Department for Work and Pensions, Defra, DCLG and HMRC, on prominent sites including the House of Lords and Whitehall.
Clients seek Stuart's expertise for complex or highly technical issues. For example, HM Treasury asked Stuart to work alongside Linklaters to undertake all property title work relating to the first Sukuk bond to be entered into by a Western Government. His work on this project was honoured at the American Lawyer Global Legal Awards in New York.
Sovereign Sukuk Bond
Advised HM Treasury on the real estate aspects of the first Sukuk Bond to be undertaken by a Western Government. His work was honored in at the Global Legal Awards in New York.
Attorney General's Office Move
Acted for the Attorney General’s Office on their acquisition of new premises at 20 Victoria Street and the disposal of their old premises at 8/9 Buckingham Gate.
Acquisition of 53 Parliament Street
Advised on the acquisition of 53 Parliament Street, a property in a prestigious location close to the Palace of Westminster, on behalf of Parliamentary Estates Directorate.
Transfer of the Wave Hub
Stuart advised on the transfer of the Wave Hub from BEIS to Cornwall Council in a project that puts the UK as an international leader in maritime energy. The work included niche issues including leases of the sea bed.
"Stuart is vastly experienced in a range of commercial property issues, particularly landlord and tenant matters. He continues to advise a number of central and local government agencies."
Chambers and Partners