Gareth Baker

Partner  – Commercial Property

Contact Gareth > gbaker@acuitylegal.co.uk


Professional Background
Gareth studied at Exeter University and UWE Bristol (LPC). He trained and qualified in 2006 as a solicitor with Capital Law LLP. Gareth joined Acuity in January 2010 becoming an Associate in December 2011 and Partner in December 2013.

 

Area of Practice
Gareth specialises in commercial property advising on the acquisition, disposal, letting and funding of commercial property including retail, industrial and office properties. Gareth has particular experience of strategic land acquisition and disposal including acting on behalf of landowners and developers in joint venture and collaboration agreements across England and Wales. Recent highlights include advising PMG Group on the strategic acquisition and disposal of 140 acres of predominantly residential land in Cardiff, Church Village and Swansea to Persimmon Homes.

Other notable clients include Associated British Ports and Rightacres Property Co Limited.

Gareth advised Rightacres Property Co Limited on the strategic acquisition of Capital Square, Cardiff and the new £42m Cardiff and Vale College development.

Gareth also advised PMG Group on its key acquisition of the Thornhill Cars site and the lettings to Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Limited and Greggs plc.