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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. 

"Commentators label him "a very smooth transactional lawyer who is always looking to get the deal moving."

Chambers UK


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
Nick Abell - Property Lawyer
Nick Abell Chairman
Emma Adams - Social Housing Specialist
Emma Adams Development, Partner
Nathan Hinks - Property and Real Estate Lawyer
Nathan Hinks Associate - Commercial Real Estate
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