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Ian Goldsmith - Commercial Property Solicitor at VWV


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How Can Ian Help You?

Ian has over 16 years' experience of working with commercial clients and public sector bodies in real estate. Formerly head of the property team at HB Public Law (a shared service provider of legal services to numerous local authorities, including Barnet, Hounslow and Harrow), where he managed a team of lawyers, he has expertise in large scale development and regeneration work, charity law and corporate governance issues. On the commercial side, Ian has handled an extensive range of commercial property transactions for large and small companies, as well as private individuals, and has a particular specialism in acting for institutional investors and advising on landlord and tenant law.

Meeting Your Needs

Ian is highly focussed on client relationship management and takes a proactive approach to helping clients achieve their goals. Ian is successful at developing and maintaining positive client relationships by understanding the clients' business and gaining their trust and confidence. His 5 years' experience as a government in house lawyer gives Ian a wider perspective on the commercial and other issues faced by clients.

What Others Say

"Ian has an excellent manner in dealing with clients and other lawyers. Always takes the initiative and completes tasks promptly and effectively. He is the best lawyer I've worked with to date." - Prime central London property developer

"Ian is diligent, professional and very hard working. His client's needs are clearly his priority and he gets on with the work with no fuss and clearly seems to take it seriously." - Partner at retail property consultancy

What You Might Like to Know

Ian has appeared in a Legal Network TV training DVD on SDLT & lease renewals. He has also delivered seminars and training on a diverse range of property related legal topics to clients and contacts. As well as being a practising solicitor, Ian qualifed as a notary public in 2010.

Ian is a leading member of the St Albans Round Table and, in his spare time, he also enjoys cycling, walking and keeping fit.