The partners of Glovers Solicitors LLP are delighted to announce that Darran Smith has recently joined the firm as a partner. Darran has joined from Fladgate LLP where he has been a partner since 2013.

Darran has a wide ranging property practice and acts for banks, developers and entrepreneurs. He has led on numerous banking instructions ranging from high end single house residential schemes to development loans with a loan value in excess of £30 million. For landlords, Darran specialises in putting in place new lettings. In addition, he also deals with the ongoing management of shopping centres and commercial parades. On the tenant side, he has a wealth of experience acting for new occupiers of both offices and retail/leisure properties. In particular, he frequently represents new restaurants concepts as well as cinema and casino operators.

Edward Vaughan, joint senior partner, comments “We are delighted that Darran has joined our firm. His addition will enhance and add depth to our teams and we are convinced that his client base will complement Glovers’ recognised expertise in the property finance and commercial property areas. We have no doubt that Darran will make a significant contribution to the growth and future development of our firm.”

Darran has been recognised as a “Rising Star” in Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers UK rating service.

For further information, please contact Edward Vaughan