Overview

Ross is a partner in the firm’s real estate team.

He is a leading lawyer in both Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession and Legal 500 and leads a team of lawyers who advise developers, investors, funders and the public sector on sustainable regeneration projects (often in joint venture).

Ross sits on the UK Green Building Council’s Task Force on achieving net zero in new commercial buildings and is helping to develop the route map to net zero for the built environment sector. He is the firm’s lead for net zero in the built environment. 

Experience
  • Advising  Modwen on its joint venture with Homes England to develop Locking Parklands - a new 1,450 home community with retail space, a new school and 450,000 sq ft of high quality business space.
  • Advising St Modwen on the development and letting of many of its industrial parks, including Access 18 in Avonmouth.
  • Advising a confidential developer on a major mixed use development of over 3,000 homes and related infrastructure.
  • Advising Skanska of the letting and sale of a number of its developments in the UK, including 66 Queen Square in Bristol (an office development let to KPMG and Handelsbanken and sold to Aviva).
  • Advising Stevenage Borough Council on its joint venture with Mace to redevelop Stevenage town centre, a £350m town centre regeneration project.
  • Advising Canadian & Portland Estates plc on the redevelopment of Riverside Kingston – a new restaurant led development in south west London.
  • Advising the University of Bristol on the land elements of its new £350m campus adjoining Bristol Temple Meads.
  • Advising specialist residential developer City & Country on the acquisition of portfolio of prisons from the Ministry of Justice.

What others say...

He is detail-focused and seeks solutions when working with other lawyers, without seeking to out-lawyer them.
Chambers 2021