Mr. Preece, of counsel in the London office, is a member of the Real Estate Group, focusing predominantly on commercial property transactions.
Mr. Preece has extensive experience acting for both private developers and social housing providers on the acquisition of land for development purposes and its subsequent disposal. This often involves advising on planning and construction issues, option agreements, overage, clawback and pre-emption arrangements, building and land contract negotiation, infrastructure agreements and the structuring of transactions to save VAT and SDLT.
He also advises on shopping centre development, managing and leasing.
Mr. Preece is recommended in the Social Housing category of the 2012 edition of Legal 500 UK.