David Englehart

David Englehart is our exclusively recommended Commercial Property Law expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact David directly using the contact details listed above.

David qualified as a Solicitor in 1966 . Over the ensuing years David has developed considerable expertise in the area of Commercial Property Law and Practice and consequently David provides a trusted and first class service to many valued Clients. The importance of property generally to the economy of the UK has always engaged him, especially the way that property is used as collateral security for business transactions, enabling many small businesses to start up in a way which they would not otherwise have been able to afford to do.

David understands that commercial property is a central part of the firm’s clients’ business, investment and personal lives. He recognises that clients operate in a highly competitive business environment which is a minefield of ever changing policy and legislation. David’s ethos is that he believes that commercial property growth in the UK is critical for clients’ businesses to grow, for the overall growth of the economy and to the UK as a whole.

David acts for a number of property investment clients and is aware of the importance to these clients of their tenants. He has considerable expertise in Landlord and Tenant Law and Practice. He also acts for numerous tenants of commercial property.

David recognises that it is important for his clients to be able to depend on their legal partners hence his firm’s slogan; ‘Your Legal partners for Life’.

He is fascinated with the diversity that we have in this country, and in particular the close-knit family values prevalent in those businesses formed by people coming to the UK and establishing themselves through hard work.

David Englehart devotes his spare time to being with his wife, Angela, who also manages the firm. At weekends he enjoys reading and spending time with his beloved dog, Stanley.

Mariam Touim

Mariam Touim is our exclusively recommended Commercial Property Law expert in Morocco on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mariam directly using the contact details listed above.

With a government that actively encourages inward investment, Morocco is of increasing interest to UK property investors and individuals interested in purchasing a second home there. BCP International Law Firm’s office in Tangier was opened in 2006. It is staffed by specialist local lawyers ideally placed to assist UK and international investors in the region and handles all aspects of residential and commercial property transactions in Morocco.

Clients in the UK have the benefit of access to our London office and receive regular updates on all aspects of transactions as they progress.

Unlike some other overseas locations popular with individuals and companies based in the United Kingdom, Morocco has a distinct legal regime and culture, so it pays to obtain expert legal advice.

Firm Overview:

Individuals whose personal affairs involve the management of international assets such as property in Spain can face hurdles without the correct legal representation. For businesses, cultural differences and language barriers can sometimes jeopardise commercial contracts and other agreements.

Our service is streamlined, our advice coordinated and our track record impressive.

Jay Chadwick

Jay Chadwick is our exclusively recommended Commercial Property Law expert in Virginia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jay directly using the contact details listed above.

Jay’s expertise includes (i) leasing real property, including ground lease and sale-leaseback transactions, with significant experience representing tenants in commercial office lease negotiations, (ii) purchasing and selling real property, including office, multifamily, and industrial properties, (iii) developing real property, including drafting reciprocal easement agreements, (iv) negotiating credit facilities, including secured real estate loans, conduit loans, mezzanine loans, and loans secured by receivables, (v) negotiating workouts, forbearance agreements, and other amendments to existing business relationships, (vi) interpreting condominium statutes in connection with creating, purchasing, and administering commercial and residential condominiums, (vii) identifying and resolving title insurance issues, (viii) purchasing and selling general business assets, and (ix) forming businesses and drafting agreements among business owners.

Jay’s experience includes representing non-profit organisations on a pro bono basis, and teaching other lawyers how to resolve title insurance and due diligence issues in continuing legal education courses.

Firm Overview:

The Chadwick Law Firm primarily represents clients in commercial real estate transactions. The firm’s clients include include government contractors, developers, real estate investment trusts, secured lenders, loan servicers, commercial condominium associations, infrastructure construction companies, trade associations, sophisticated investors, and other business owners.

Paul Mantini

Paul Mantini practises commercial real estate, corporate/commercial (with emphasis on lending and project finance), infrastructure (P3) and gaming law.

Paul has been involved with the development and/or financing of many of the largest and most complicated projects in Canada, including Toronto Eaton Centre, Toronto-Dominion Centre, Brookfield Place, First Canadian Place, Royal Bank Plaza, Bay Adelaide Centre, Fifth Avenue Place, Exchange Tower, Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort and Western Canadian Place. He has been involved in some of the most innovative real estate transactions in Canada, including the first guarantee by a Canadian pension fund of a debt issue; the first public issue by a real estate co-tenancy, the first public issue of participating mortgage bonds, cross-border securitization of property and mortgage pools and the creation of REITs and property investments funds.

Paul has also acted on behalf of lenders and joint venture partners in the restructuring, CCAA proceedings and the plans of compromise and arrangement of several major real estate developers.

Paul is regarded as one of the leading real estate and project finance practitioners in Canada. According to Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, clients have said that Mr. Mantini is “right at the top of everyone’s list” and “anybody who plays in the real estate market in or even outside of Toronto probably knows Paul Mantini” and that “he is incredibly intelligent and has a real make-it-happen approach.” Paul has been awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s highest accolade (AV rating) signifying that he has reached the height of professional excellence.

A frequent author, Paul writes on real estate, leasing, financing and gaming law matters and also lectures at seminars on commercial real estate ownership, development, financing and leasing.

He is a director of a number of private corporations and charitable organizations and a member of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys and the International Council of Shopping Centers.