James McEwen - Senior solicitor

James is a senior solicitor in the Commercial Property Team, whose experience covers a broad spectrum of commercial property matters.

James regularly acts in property sale and acquisition matters for developers and property investment clients and has a particular specialism in landlord and tenant work. He also acts for banks and other lenders seeking to take security over commercial property.

James’ experience includes:

  • Acting for an international food retailer in the acquisition of sites for development as supermarkets.
  • Development work, including site assembly. Advising on related issues arising from conditional contracts, option agreements and pre-emption rights.
  • The purchase and sale of investment property.
  • Advising on commercial landlord and tenant matters in relation to a diverse range of properties, from local corner shops to multi let commercial units and trading estates.
  • Managing property portfolios on behalf of investor clients.
  • Commercial mortgages.
  • The sale, purchase and letting of licensed premises.
  • Providing property support to commercial matters, such as share purchase transactions.
  • Advising on the property aspects of academy conversions.

James works out of our Durham,  Darlington and Richmond offices.

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Specialist Services

  • Business Leases
  • Commercial Property
  • Land and Disputes
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Property Development
  • Sales and Purchases of Properties and Businesses