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Darren Williamson

Partner & National Head of Real Estate | Nottingham

“He's an excellent lawyer and leader of the real estate team.”
Chambers & Partners, 2023

Call: 0345 634 1742 Mobile: 0780 153 0444

About Darren

Darren is a trusted, reputable lawyer with fantastic organisational skills and knowledge of commercial needs. As well as having a wealth of experience acting for major retailers and investors, his expertise in project management helps clients handle time and budget restraints. He specialises in food retail development, commercial development and investment fund management.

Darren is ranked as an Eminent Practitioner in Chambers & Partners (2024 edition). He is also listed as a Recommended Lawyer and Leading Individual in The Legal 500 (2024 edition) for Corporate & Commercial.


  • Chairman of IPF Midlands and Board Member since 2012

Notable work & expertise


  • JW

    "I have known Darren for over 8 years having worked with him when I was at Standard Life Investments and in my position at Ediston Properties. Simp...

    John Watkins, Director

    Seven Capital

  • JD

    "Mr Williamson is amongst the most proactive, knowledgeable and driven solicitors I have worked with. This is particularly attested to by the fact...

    Jason Davis, Director


  • “National head of real estate Darren Williamson ‘is very commercially minded with a can-do attitude, and is quick to grasp concepts and understand...

    Client testimonial

  • “Darren Williamson is known for his experience in portfolio management, sales and purchases. One client remarks: ‘What I like is that he gets invol...

    Client testimonial

  • "Commentators highlight his technical skill, commercial awareness and "understanding of a client's needs in all respects.”

    Client testimonial

  • "Darren Williamson is "very energetic". “... has a good reputation and is making waves.”

    Client testimonial

  • "Darren Williamson is a 'strong leader' who 'makes deals happen' and specialises in portfolio management matters as well as assisting occupiers, de...

    Client testimonial

  • "A commercial lawyer who is good to deal with." "I know with Darren we will be able to get the deal through."

    Chambers & Partners, 2022

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