Peter Hambly-Smith


Peter is a highly experienced commercial property solicitor who enjoys finding creative solutions to problems for clients.

He is an expert in all matters to do with freehold and leasehold property and has a particular flair for site acquisition and secured lending.


Peter was managing partner of his own successful practice in Monmouthshire and has also worked at Thatcher & Hallam, Bartons and Cook & Co.


Peter enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, skiing, sailing and collecting (and drinking) red wine.

Peter was previously an advisor to the Board of the Co-operative Group Plc.


• Ascot Group
Acquisition of substantial freehold office block

• Diverse Business Park
Acquisition of industrial estate and business park

• Tuscan Holdings
Refinance of extensive UK property portfolio with HSBC Bank Plc

• Crown Developments
Acquisition of site for development for 100 residential units

• Brookes Hotels
Demerger of freehold hotels from group