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George Bacon, Partner

George Bacon


Practice areas

  • Corporate
  • Real estate
  • Real estate investment
  • Retail

Practice notes

George is a partner in our real estate practice. His particular area of expertise is in dealing with real estate transactions in the retail sector.  He acts for a number of well known national retailers and also for investors in shopping centre assets.

Examples of George's recent experience include:

  • Advising on several acquisitions of new food stores for a national supermarket.  These are high value and complex transactions where the project value is regularly in excess of £40 million.
  • Acting for national furniture retailer on its ongoing roll out and store acquisition programme.
  • Acting for a high profile national retailer on the development of a former warehouse as a new concept store.  The transaction involved funding via a linked sale and leaseback transaction together with detailed negotiations with the HCA regarding historic development obligations.
  • Advising on a proposed major redevelopment of a large city centre shopping centre.  George's team have acted on the management of the centre for a number of years having been retained by the new investor following on from acting on the sale by the previous owner.

George is listed in Chambers directory as a leading individual where he is quoted as being commercial and personable.