William Keating


William has more than 30 years’ experience in commercial property law and has built up a reputation for managing large and complex property portfolios and assets providing commercial solutions that add value to both businesses and individuals.

William’s clients

William supports a wide range of commercial clients ranging from national high street banks and other national and independent retailers to large developers, investors and private land-owners and those with rural and agricultural land holdings.

Experience and approach

He is committed to building strong partnerships with clients who are responsible for managing property to ensure that, together, they can deliver long-term and sustainable benefits to an organisation.  Whether this be through a strategic acquisition or disposal project, or renegotiation of lease terms, his advice is always aligned to meet commercial objectives.

As well as commercial landlord and tenant work and larger development projects, William has particular expertise in property finance, delivering high value and often complex secured finance deals for clients.  He also works  in partnership with clients managing property in the rural, agricultural and renewable energy sectors.

Areas of expertise

  • Property portfolio management
  • Commercial landlord and tenant
  • Commercial and residential development
  • Property finance and secured lending
  • Rural and agricultural development
  • Renewable and solar projects

What William’s clients say

“William is very responsive and always available to speak with when you need him most.  He is highly knowledgeable and provides sound advice.  He does not sit on the fence.”
Anonymous – Client

William’s work

Redevelopment of London Borough Town Centre

William worked in partnership with a London Borough advising them on a town centre redevelopment project that required site assembly through to large scale retail and residential development. The project was delivered on time and included a brand new civic centre for the borough.

Portfolio management for major financial institution

William acted for a national financial institution on a project to deliver a new HQ as well as a number of regional offices. The project involved the management and negotiation of a number of sites that were part of the institutions new and diverse property portfolio.