Thomas Trowbridge


Real Estate

Real Estate Partner specialising in secured lending, also landlord and tenant, sale and purchase of commercial property.

Tom is a Partner in the Real Estate team, working closely with the firm’s Banking and Finance sector group. He specialises in secured lending and has a wealth of experience acting for banks in property development and re-financings.

Tom advises on all aspects of the landlord and tenant relationship and on the sale and purchase of commercial property. He has a wide range of experience in this regard acting for clients from private landowners, limited companies, charities, public authorities and multinational financial services firms.

Tom also has experience of assisting on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions; having worked within the Corporate group for over two years prior to undertaking his training contract.

Work highlights

Property portfolio

Assisting a large local charity manage their property portfolio by advising on a wide range of commercial property transactions.

Development finance

Acting for lender financing a 70 unit development by way of a loan facility of circa £8M.

Recent articles

Media spotlight

Impending passing of the Renters (Reform) Bill spells trouble for tenants and landlords

Ian Narbeth shares his insights with Property118 on the potential impact of the Renters (Reform) Bill  for tenants and landlords

Ian Narbeth



Property and Planning breakfast seminar, Brighton, June 2024

Network with colleagues in the field over bacon rolls before hearing the latest news from our team.



Property and Planning breakfast seminar, Crawley, June 2024

Join our expert Real Estate and Planning teams in Crawley  as we bring you the latest updates in Property law and answer your questions.



Our commercial tenant wants to be in the property before a lease is agreed – what should we do?

Our advice is clear – use the tenant’s keenness as the reason to agree the lease more quickly, and do not let your tenant into occupation on a handshake and promise to agree the lease next week.