Leading business law firm, DWF, has strengthened its Real Estate team with the appointment of Toby Askin, who was previously at Wragge & Co. Joining the firm as a partner, based in London, Toby will head the Real Estate teams in London and Birmingham, working across a national client base. Toby will also act as Head of Investment and Funds on a national, firm-wide level and retain his personal focus on shopping centres and retail development.
Toby brings more than 15 years’ experience to DWF, having worked on the development, investment and funding of real estate projects for household name clients throughout his career.
Nic Crocker, National Head of Real Estate at DWF, commented: “Over his career, Toby has worked on a large number of prestigious real estate projects – from the development of shopping centres and retail parks to acting for private equity funds on investment projects. His varied expertise means he is a key addition and well placed to lead our teams in London and Birmingham.
“Toby’s client portfolio in his previous role means his experience also fits perfectly with our approach to market, serving clients across a range of sectors, including retail and public sector.”
Toby added: “DWF’s Real Estate team has an excellent reputation and with DWF’s innovative, modern and client-centric approach to legal services the firm is well aligned to our clients’ industries. I am genuinely excited about helping develop the Real Estate group in one of the country's most dynamic and innovative law firms."