Peter Dawson

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Former head of real estate at Russell-Cooke, a role which he undertook for 16 years (12 partners and over 20 associates). Peter deals with major portfolio acquisitions and disposals; strategic land promotion agreements and options; and all aspects of property development (including advice on appropriate corporate or other structures). He also provides specialist advice on mixed-use developments (including advice on the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987). Peter has a leading role in the work for many of the group's longstanding clients including the Ilchester Estate, Campden Hill Group, Clipstone Land, Standard Bank Offshore Trust Company, Landform Estates, and the Southern Properties Group.

Professional Memberships

City of Westminster and Holborn Law Society; Commercial Real Estate Legal Association.


Trained Russell-Cooke; Qualified 1979; Partner 1981.


Born 1954; attended Henley Grammar School, Henley-on-Thames; University of Nottingham (1976 LLB Hons). Leisure interests include cricket, golf, sailing, and skiing. Lives in central London.