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David Redgate


Commercial Property

David has built up an excellent reputation working for a wide range of commercial clients throughout Kent and further afield. Formerly a Director on the board, he still works closely with Canterbury BID.

Uk recommended lawyer 2023web

As a Commercial Property Solicitor David has experience in a wide variety of property related work from sales and purchases to creating new commercial leases, development acquisitions and plot sales, refinancing, lease extensions and enfranchisement and advising and resolving title issues. David is a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer.

He acts for some of the largest franchisees of well known food and drink outlets, as well as representing foreign investors of UK property. This work has taken him to Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. David is proud to have acted for long established educational institutions, companies and individuals alike.

David graduated from University College London as a biologist before converting to law. He qualified as a Solicitor in 2005 and was a Partner at Whyte & Co before joining Girlings in 2014.

David continued his postgraduate education with Holborn College and London Metropolitan University. Now more than ten years qualified David has a large portfolio of regular clients which include companies and individuals based in the UK and abroad.

David is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales, and Kent Law Society.

Client Stories
Commercial Property


David deals with all aspects of commercial property and has experience in a variety of different transactions. David has particular expertise in:

  • Commercial lease agreement: Leases of commercial premises, including assignment and surrenders, acting for landlord and tenants
  • Sales and purchases of commercial buildings
  • Acting for local developers, from the initial acquisition stage through to individual plot sales
  • Overage clauses
  • Lease extensions and collective enfranchisement
  • Remortgaging property portfolios
  • Advising and rectifying title defects
  • The sale and purchase of high value or complex residential properties.


Our Experts

Jeremy Burke

Head of Department
Commercial Property

Simon Stempien

Commercial Property

Sophie Robins

Commercial Property

Usman Miah

Associate Solicitor
Commercial Property

Beth Norman

Associate (FCILEx)
Commercial Property

Thomas Picknell

Assistant Solicitor
Commercial Property

Lauren Jones

Assistant Solicitor
Commercial Property


Mr David Redgate was very prompt, very efficient and very good at dealing with my request. 
Mrs Gadhia
Very grateful that David Redgate was willing to stay late to enable contracts to be signed. This was much appreciated due to our working hours. 
  D R Parry
David is brilliant, very helpful and friendly. 
Mr A Khan
David Redgate is the most dedicated, hard working, honest, reliable, consistent solicitor I have ever dealt with. Great job. 
Mr Brown
David Redgate has an unrivalled work and customer service ethic. I would always recommend. Great person - unrivalled service. 
Mr Brown
You managed to get everything sorted exceptionally quickly and I wouldn’t hesitate to use you again. 
Ms J Rice
We wish to say what a pleasure it is to work with you