Gavin Whitney is a partner in the real estate department at Fladgate.

He specialises in all aspects of commercial property work including investment, landlord and tenant and development, and acts for investors (both onshore and offshore), occupiers and developers.

Gavin acts for a number of retailers and restaurant operators on their acquisitions of properties in high street and shopping centre locations as well as for other tenant clients taking office and premises.

Examples of the transactions on which Gavin has advised include acting for:

  • Stonehealth Alpha Limited on its acquisition of a portfolio of health centre properties from Octopus Healthcare;
  • London Executive Offices Limited on its acquisition of a new ten year lease from Great Portland Estates in its 30 Broadwick Street development; and
  • the LPA receiver to Toys “R” Us Properties (UK) Limited in relation to the disposal of its property portfolio following the troubles affecting the Toys “R” Us Opco.

Gavin sits on the real estate precedents committee, is the department’s risk partner, regularly contributes to the firm’s external publications and is part of the real estate occupiers’ group committee.

He qualified in 2006 and joined Fladgate in December 2014. He was promoted to partner in April 2016.