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          Donald Thompson


          Donald is a commercial property expert specialising in real estate sales and acquisitions, landlord and tenant matters, loan/debt and security transfers and secured lending.

          Donald has considerable experience in a wide range of complex property related transactions and in the care home sector, acting for investors, developers, operators and banks.

          Donald provides advice to the owners of a number of shopping centres in England and Wales on landlord and tenant matters, acquisition and disposal issues and opportunities to maximise the return on the investment.

          He acts, or has acted, for a number of banks and funders including Bank of Ireland, Close Brothers, First Trust Bank, Nama, Santander and Ulster Bank providing advice on Real Estate matters in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

          He has acted on behalf of a number of pension and other property trustees when acquiring property investments and has considerable experience in this sector.

          Donald is actively involved in Rugby as a mini-rugby coach, supporter of Ulster Rugby and occasional player for Belfast Harlequins and Perennials Rugby clubs.

          • Chair of the Northern Ireland Commercial Property Lawyers' Association
          • Committee member of the Belfast Solicitors' Association.

          "Donald Thompsonis well liked by clients, particularly for his commercial approach."

          Chambers & Partners