Partner

Hitesh Shah

Hitesh is an experienced property solicitor, dealing with a variety of Conveyancing, Commercial Property and investment matters.

Hitesh heads his own department at Axiom DWFM, allowing him and his team to work closely with his extensive client base and network across the UK Property sector.

Hitesh regularly acts on all types of conveyancing matters including the following:

Hitesh and his team advise corporate and individual clients, including high-profile footballers and musicians, on all aspects of their transactions and frequently introduces clients to his extensive network of contacts across the Property sector, helping his clients to maximise their businesses. 

Banking and Investment

Hitesh provides specialist advice to a select number of high-net worth individuals and institutional investors on their property portfolios in the following sectors:

  • Education (Independent Schools)
  • Development finance
  • Private lending

Where appropriate, Hitesh helps his clients develop their businesses and works closely with other partners and external firms to ensure that his clients can make commercially minded decisions.

Hitesh also works closely with institutional investors in the education sector, providing sector-specific advice to help them achieve their goals and develop the schools in their portfolios.

Hitesh has previously worked in-house for bridging lenders, helping them to grow their business and put systems in place to enable them to efficiently complete their lending matters with the necessary security in place. 

Commercial Property

Hitesh advises on a range of non-contentious commercial property matters, including the following:

  • Freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals
  • Licence To Assign
  • Rent Reviews
  • Landlord and tenant matters

Hitesh acts for a wide range of entertainment and dining venues throughout London and is able to connect his clients with key stakeholders to help them find new premises and expand their businesses.

Recent Work

Hitesh and his team have recently worked on the following matters:

  • Advising an institutional investor in the Education sector on the purchase of four new independent and boarding schools
  • Acting as panel solicitors for the purchasers at numerous new-build developments throughout North and North-West London
  • Acting for top-flight footballers and musicians on their personal property portfolios. 

Background

Hitesh was previously a Partner and/or Consultant at three firms in North-West London and qualified as a solicitor in 2001. He now works from our Edgware Office.

He joined Axiom DWFM in 2017 to develop his own department on the strength of having a strong network of clients and contacts. 

When not in the office

Hitesh is a keen golfer and when not on the golf course, he can often be found cheering his beloved Liverpool FC create some more magical nights!!

Hitesh is fluent in Gujarati and Hindiā€¦.and English!! 

Qualifications

Solicitor of England & Wales