Samir's range of real estate experience includes acquisitions and disposals, property aspects of corporate/secured lending transactions, complex forward funding and development arrangements, and a broad range of landlord and tenant transactions (with particular experience acting for tenants).
He has acted on numerous high-profile deals since joining Trowers, recently advising Global Net Lease on its purchase and leaseback of the 50-hectare McLaren Campus near Woking, Surrey. He also recently advised TR Property Investment Trust Plc on (and implemented) its complex restructuring of the Colonnades estate in Bayswater as well as the subsequent sale of the residential parts of the estate.
He has advised and acted on the establishment of restaurants and clubs for Richard Caring's Caprice/Birley groups and Ivy Collections since joining the firm in 2015.
Samir is a leasing expert and is renowned for his user-friendly and efficient approach to all matters no matter the size. His mantra is to be commercial, commanding and responsive to ensure that clients receive a first-class service with pragmatic advice.
Samir has received the following feedback from clients on recent transactions:
"He works harder than anyone I have met, is always proactive and is excellent at developing great relationships and building trust with us."
"He is diligent, commercial and always able to see both sides of a negotiation – essential in providing pragmatic, considered advice where the client’s needs are put first. This is always done with a smile and good humour, no matter what the task."
"He has acted for us on a number of occasions, all of which he has been a delight to work with and we would not hesitate to put him on future deals. He is effective, efficient and considered in his approach when providing legal advice and in negotiations. All in all, a brilliant lawyer."