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Robert Senior

Robert Senior

Senior Associate - Real Estate

Professional Background

Robert is a Real Estate Solicitor advising on the acquisition, disposal, letting, development and funding of commercial property transactions. Robert has particular experience in the acquisition and management of investment properties and their associated leasehold management issues.

Work Highlights

  • Acting for landlord in retail lettings of large new development in Cardiff
  • Acting for national student accommodation operator in relation to the acquisition of long leasehold interests in existing and new build projects throughout the UK
  • Acting for developer with particular interest in the remediation and regeneration of brown field sites for affordable and open market housing

Education

Robert originally obtained a degree in Engineering Geology and Geotechnics in 1986 post which he worked as a Geotechnical Engineer carrying out site investigations for major infrastructure and development projects including London’s fresh water ring main, the Second Severn Crossing and Hong Kong’s international airport. He has a continuing interest in such geotechnical matters.

He subsequently re-qualified as a solicitor and completed his legal qualifications in 1994 at Cardiff University, gaining a commendation. His early legal career was spent with Morgan Cole (now Blake Lapthorn) and Berry Smith LLP in Cardiff and he joined Acuity in 2016.