David Michaels is an excellent solicitor who we have dealt with for many years. His standard of service / contactability and ability to get the deals 'done' make him our preferred solicitor in mainland UK.

David is a Consultant in the Real Estate and Development team.

He has over 37 years’ experience as an expert in commercial and residential property transactions for UK and off-shore companies across many sectors.  His work includes property finance, commercial and residential development projects, building construction, landlord and tenant issues, remortgages, planning, licensing, housing associations and selling/buying companies whose only major asset is real estate.  He is also renowned as a specialist in acting for dental practices.

He is known for working to tight time constraints and works well under pressure.  He has a no-nonsense and straightforward approach to the work in hand, combined with a friendly and amiable personality.

Career history

2011: Consultant, Blaser Mills
1986–2006: Partner and Head of Property, Simons Muirhead & Burton