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