Sam is an associate in the real estate team. He advises private, commercial and charity clients with a particular focus on property development and commercial leases.

Sam joined Russell-Cooke as an associate in 2017 after qualifying and practising at a top 100 law firm in the North East.

  • Assisting a charity on the property aspects of the sale of its commercial trading subsidiary with a portfolio of 34 sites, in excess of £100 million 
  • Assisting a mixed-use property development company on the auction acquisition of a site for development
  • Negotiating and advising complex commercial leases on behalf of landlords and tenants
  • Representing regional and national housebuilders in the residential development process including site acquisitions and disposals for residential and mixed use developments
  • Representing registered providers in social housing matters including the acquisition of development sites and advising on all related peripheral matters
  • Studied philosophy at the University of Leeds before completing the GDL and LPC at Northumbria University