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John Cumpson

John Cumpson

Partner
Head of Real Estate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

John has a wide range of experience on all aspects of real estate sales and acquisitions, landlord and tenant, development, funding and joint venture work.

One of John's main areas of focus is retail development, having acted on some of the most significant retail-led city centre developments over the last 15 years. The joy of development is plotting your way through the range of challenges and issues in all disciplines; maximising the client's returns while minimising the risks and exposure to produce a clean, saleable asset.

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Relevant experience

  • Leading on the development of Princesshay Exeter for Land Securities; the pre-letting and letting of the scheme, disposal of a half interest to The Crown Estate and the remaining interest to TH Real Estate.
  • Acting for Mitsubishi Estate London on the acquisition from L&G of an interest in the development of 245 Hammersmith.
  • Acting for DTZ Investors on the disposal of Nightingale House, Mayfair.
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Education

  • 1988 – LL.B., University of East Anglia
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Memberships

  • Member of the BCSC and sits on its Urban Regeneration Committee
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