Chris Piggott Senior Associate

Speaks:  English

Primary office:  London

Chris Piggott

Chris is a senior associate in our commercial development and investment team, with a wealth of experience gained over 15 years of advising institutional investors, developers, landlords and tenants on commercial property matters, including asset management, lettings, acquisitions, disposals, options, conditional contracts, across a range of assets, with a particular focus on office and retail.

Chris develops strong and lasting relationships with his clients and prides himself on becoming a trusted advisor as part of the client's team, on any given transaction.


  • Significant recent experience of acting for institutional landlord clients in respect of office and retail lettings and asset management, including licences, wayleaves, variations and re-gearing of institutional leases.
  • Completed the acquisition of a long leasehold interest for a US company of head office office space in central London, subject to an agreement for lease, conditional on planning.
  • Completed the acquisition and development of a warehouse unit on a logistics park for conversion into a new facility subject to planning permission, to house a new school for a leading special education provider.
  • Completed the acquisition of a new school site for a multi academy trust and the sale of part to a developer, by way of conditional contract subject to planning, including development of the school site to include major works for sports facilities.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2023

    • Career
      January 2023
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
  • 2018

    • Career
      January 2018
      Stone King LLP, Associate
  • 2013

    • Career
      November 2013
      Debenhams Ottaway LLP, Solicitor
  • 2007

    • Career
      March 2007
      Eversheds LLP, Paralegal and Chartered Legal Executive
  • 2006

    • Education
      Cardiff University, Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course