- London, Southampton
- real estate
- 0238 098 3009
Stewart has had a long career advising a wide range of NHS clients on all aspects of their real estate transactions. Prior to requalifying as a solicitor in 2000, Stewart was an architect and brings his in-depth property knowledge to his legal practice. His clients have included primary care commissioners, ambulance trusts, acute trusts, community health trusts, local authorities and GPs.
Stewart has advised on a number of large-scale NHS projects, including NHS LIFT, Transforming Community Services, ambulance service estate rationalisation, PPP projects with local authorities, leasing arrangements for headquarter offices, and a number of GP health centre developments.
With many years’ experience of NHS work he has a good knowledge of the NHS framework in which property projects have to be delivered. A LIFT project director described Stewart as someone with a “can-do approach to finding solutions to problems that may otherwise stall a project.”
Stewart’s work for GPs includes the development of new facilities by both third-party developer schemes and by own development.
Stewart also provides real estate advice to charity clients. For some years he has acted for a large national charity on a number of significant projects, including the development of two new specialist schools. He has also undertaken private sector commercial development work.
Stewart runs training sessions for GPs and estate managers and writes on topics affecting NHS property work.
More about Stewart
- I am a very keen runner who has competed for England in Masters 10K and at County level across several disciplines; and I have represented Great Britain in my age groups at several Duathlon World Championships (winning two silver medals). Injury now prevents me from doing as much as I would like but I am still an active committee member of my local running club and have recently won silver and bronze medals at County cross country championships. I am also a parkrun tourist and regularly volunteer at my local one.
- I am a member of the Friends of the Lake District (a Lake District conservation charity) since my student days, and over the years have spent many, many hours running and walking the Lakeland fells. I am also a member of the RSPB and National Trust.
- I am a keen amateur photographer, a member of a local camera club and have had work exhibited in group and solo exhibitions.
Areas of expertise
- real estate advice to NHS trusts
- real estate advice to GPs
- real estate advice to charities
The clients he works for
- NHS trusts
- integrated care boards
- CPSE, 1998
- B.Arch (Hons), 1989
- BSc (Architecture), 1987
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