Jeremy Wakeham


  • Education: University of Sheffield, LL.B Law
  • Admitted: England and Wales, 1999
  • Year joined: 1997
  • Year became partner: 2005


Jeremy is a commercial real estate lawyer. He trained at Withers becoming a partner in 2005. Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession has described him as 'assiduous', a 'great technical lawyer' and 'highly professional'.

Jeremy advises developers, investors and landowners on a broad range of routine as well as complex commercial real estate issues and transactions. Clients appreciate Jeremy’s commercial and pragmatic approach.


  • acting for the owner and developer of Athlone House, Hampstead, London
  • acting for Great Ormond Street Children’s Charity in relation to the redevelopment of Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
  • acting for the Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery in relation to Tate St Ives II, Cornwall
  • acting for Soho House in relation to numerous venues including, Dean Street Townhouse, Shoreditch House, Cecconi's, Pizza East and others
  • a residential development joint venture in Fitzrovia, London for University College London Hospitals Charities
  • advising the Blenheim Estate, Oxfordshire in relation to its commercial property interests
  • acting for the principal landowners in relation to the Stonehenge Visitors Centre, Wiltshire
  • acting for various land promoters in relation to potential development schemes
  • acquisition of a major commercial building on Tottenham Court Road, London
  • office lettings for occupier-tenants and investment landlords
  • a major new hotel development in the City of London

Publications and speaking engagements

Jeremy speaks regularly on property development and in particular the lawyer’s role in managing development risks.


  • The Charities’ Property Association

On a personal note

When not partaking in village pursuits, Jeremy can be found trudging the South Downs.


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