Alexander Weatherall is a senior associate in our Real Estate Practice and specializes in compulsory purchase and compensation. He advises a wide range of institutional and corporate occupier clients on the acquisition and disposal of commercial property, portfolio management and landlord and tenant issues.

    Alexander’s practice encompasses all real estate aspects of the compulsory purchase process, from site assembly to general vesting declarations as well as negotiating settlements for both claimants and acquiring authorities.

    Alexander is a member of the Urban Land Institute (Young Leaders Group) and the Compulsory Purchase Association.

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    • Advising a local borough council on the compulsory purchase of a housing estate to facilitate the development of a mixed-use scheme including 700 residential units and a supermarket store.
    • Advising a multinational electricity and gas utility company on the separation of operational sites and subsequent sales of surplus land for third-party development.
    • Advising an energy fund on the site acquisition and property aspects of a £30 million investment in a combined heat and power (CHP) plant.
    • Negotiating a crossing agreement for a HVAC electrical interconnector to pass through a distributed energy network.
    • Advising a broadband provider on the roll out of rooftop telecommunications leases and ancillary cabling for its London network.
    • Advising a global publishing company on the management of its real estate portfolio, including leases of new offices in Northern Ireland and Saudi Arabia.
    • Advising funders and contractors on the acquisition and subsequent development of primary care medical centres across the UK as part of the NHS Local Improvement and Finance Trust (LIFT) schemes.


    • Nottingham Law School, L.P.C., 2004
    • University of Hamburg, LL.M., Honors, 2003
    • The University of Manchester, LL.B., Honors, 2002


    • England and Wales, 2006

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member, Urban Land Institute (Young Leaders Group)
    • Member, Compulsory Purchase Association

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