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David Slade


David heads our commercial property team. He specialises in investment property sales and purchases.

"One clients says: "He provides a continuous and seamless service delivered efficiently and skilfully to a high standard."

Chambers UK


  • Led a team acting on the £25,000,000 sale of a private rented sector investment, Queen Street Apartments, Leicester, to Aberdeen Asset Management.
  • Acted for local charity Castel Froma on its acquisition of Helen Ley care home from the MS Society, and on its disposal of its North Leamington School site to Spitfire Properties, for residential development.
  • Advised Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park on the redevelopment and new lease of its showpiece visitor attraction. 

"Attention to detail; client focused; good communication; understanding of the client’s business, goals and objectives"

Legal 500


David was articled at a specialist property practice in the West End of London, Brecher & Co, from 1992 to 1994.  He joined the Birmingham office of Eversheds LLP on qualification, and remained there until 2003, where he was one of the key players on the legal team working on the development and letting of Birmingham's Bull Ring, as well as on the lettings of Bluewater, the UK's largest retail development.  David joined WH in January 2004 and became a partner in January 2007. 



David enjoys horse racing, music, and spending time with family.

Meet the team

Meet the team
Kylie Cooper - Property Lawyer
Kylie Cooper Senior Associate
Melanie Mason - Housing and Plot Sales Lawyer
Melanie Mason Plots Team Manager
Jo Herbert - Real Estate Law Solicitor
Joanne Herbert Senior Associate
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