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Jeremy Burke

Head of Department

Commercial Property

Jeremy has extensive and varied experience as a Commercial Property Solicitor working with companies, charities, educational institutions, banks, developers and individuals based in the UK and abroad.

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Jeremy is a Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer. He has extensive experience in both commercial and residential property matters and has acted on a wide range of different types of transactions throughout his career such as the purchase and development of commercial estates, overage and conditional purchase agreements and property secured finance.

Recent transactions include the acquisition of new premises for a major national demolition company and a large high-end development of residential property for a local property developer.

Jeremy graduated from the University of Buckingham with a degree in law and is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and Kent Law Society. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1988 and started his career as a Commercial Property Solicitor at the London law firm Lawrence Jones. He joined Girlings in 2005 and became head of department in 2013.

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Commercial Property


Jeremy has particular expertise in:

  • Commercial leases, including assignments and surrenders, acting for both landlord and tenant
  • Sales and purchases of commercial buildings
  • Acting for developers, from the initial acquisition stage through to individual plot sales
  • Sustainable energy projects
  • Overage agreements and clauses
  • Remortgaging property portfolios
  • Deeds of easement and wayleave
  • Advising and rectifying title defects
  • The sale and purchase of high value or complex residential properties.


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Jeremy Burke was our solicitor and we could not have wished for anyone better. Jeremy was diligent and responsive from day one. He handled our transaction every step of the way and made the process seem seamless to us. I highly recommend him for any real estate transactions.
Legal 500
I have worked with other solicitors in the past and Jeremy Burke is by far the most responsive, efficient and get the job done person I have met in this profession... I recommend him highly.
Legal 500
Warmest thanks as ever to Jeremy Burke who has been more than a professional associate to us for many years, a constant source of wisdom and support with a very highly valued touch of humour in the trying times.
Dr Rosalind Miles, FRSA, JP
Jeremy has been my solicitor for the last ten years and has worked with me on all my developments in that time. I have always found him easy to deal with, trustworthy and efficient. His helpful manner and personal touch has meant he has always been a pleasure to work with.
Graham Oates, Graham Oates Associates
I cannot fault the service or personnel involved. One hundred percent. 
Mr Holland
It was a total pleasure to work with Jeremy. The whole experience was excellent. I wouldn't hesitate to use Jeremy or recommend him to others.  
Nicholas Reid, CCLA
Excellent service as always, a pleasure to do business with. 
Mr Steed
I was very happy with all the support and treatment I was given from Jeremy.
The personal service I received was second to none.
 Mrs Sandells
I could not have wished for a better service from all those dealing with my requirements. 
Mr Klatzo  
Moving to Hampshire seemed a daunting task. I need not have worried. I was guarded and put at ease from the start right through to completion. It seems to me there is one word missing from your questionnaire and that is excellent. 
Mr Cork
Jeremy always delivers top class service. 
Mr & Mrs Plews
The whole process was dealt with most professionally.
Rupert Harris