John is an experienced commercial property solicitor, specialising in telecoms. He is a non-contentious expert in the electronic communications code, and can help landowners and operators alike in relation to code agreements and wayleaves.
Work highlights include:
Managing the telecoms portfolio of a FTSE100 water and sewerage undertaker, including bulk renewals of mast leases with CTIL, MBNL and Arqiva.
Advising two high street banks and a national pub chain on wayleave agreements for fibre installations to be used across their portfolio.
Acting for a local authority in Hertfordshire on a bulk renewal of all their telecoms leases with CTIL and MBNL, and lease assignments to Arqiva.
Advising a wireless broadband provider with code powers in relation to their standard form leases, code agreements and wayleaves in light of the new code.
Preparing a standard form wayleave for a fixed line operator.
Beyond telecoms, John has a particular expertise in energy projects, having acted on the corporate sale of two 40MW+ biomass plants, and more recently acting for a local landowner in relation to an option for a battery storage project. He also carries out regular finance, refinance, lease and freehold acquisitions/disposals.