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The team advises clients as diverse as landowners, developers, investors, pension schemes, house builders, owner occupiers, landlords and tenants. We are particularly noted for our involvement in the full spectrum of commercial development transactions including residential, retail, leisure, office and industrial development as well as acting on the grant, taking and assignment of leases.

The group covers all aspects of commercial property, with specialists advising on:

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What the team is known for: Notable development expertise, particularly in the residential sector, and the ability to handle a variety of investment matters. Also equipped to advise on landlord and tenant issues. Works with a range of clients, including banks, charities, developers and retailers.
Strengths: Sources report: “It is very well set-up firm with wide expertise in all legal matters.”
Notable practitioners: Head of department David Ashton has extensive experience handling complex real estate transactions including acquisitions, leasing and development matters. Clients remark: “He is great to deal with and carries out work perfectly.”

“Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP’s team provides ‘a similar level of service to City firms but with more sensible fees’. The team is headed by David Ashton, who is highlighted for his combination of ‘property knowledge and commercial acumen’, and whose expertise spans development, investment and commercial lease work. Managing partner Richard Cripps has broad expertise in development and investment work and Oliver Bussell specialises in planning law as well as broad commercial property matters. Property portfolio management expert William Keating is another noted practitioner.”

Your most convenient Rix & Kay office.

Ashford Office
Suite 4c, Third Floor,
International House, Dover Place
Ashford, Kent, TN23 1HU

Tel: 01233 225660
Fax: N/A

Brighton & Hove Office
7 The Drive
Brighton & Hove

Tel: 01273 329797
Fax: 01273 324082
DX: 59257 Hove

Seaford Office
26 Sutton Park Road
Seaford, East Sussex
BN25 1QU


Sevenoaks Office
16 South Park
TN13 1AN

Tel: 01732 440855
Fax: 01732 440854
DX: 30025 Sevenoaks

Uckfield Office
The Courtyard
River Way
Uckfield, East Sussex
TN22 1SL

Tel: 01825 761555
Fax: 01825 764172
DX: 133963 Uckfield 2

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