James Fry is a partner in the real estate department at Fladgate.

He specialises in all aspects of commercial property with a particular expertise in the hotel and leisure sectors.

James acts for a number of private hotel owner/operators (both brand franchised and independent) on all property related issues including freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals, development, funding and corporate support.

An example of the transactions on which James has advised is acting for 4C Hotel Group on the original purchase and subsequent refinancing and development of a proposed 500,000 square foot mixed use scheme at the Minories Estate, Aldgate, London.

James is a member of Fladgate’s cross-discipline hotel team which was ranked in “tier one” of the most recent Legal 500 directory.

He qualified in 1999 and joined Fladgate as a partner in 2009.