Jeremy Licence

Managing Partner & Head of Real Estate

Jeremy Licence is excellent, but the entire team are strong. Responsive and get things done.

The Legal 500 2021 - Jeremy Licence

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Career

Jeremy is Managing Partner and the Head of Real Estate. He started his career as a commercial lawyer in private practice in 1998 when he joined the commercial property team at firm of Solicitors in Ashford, having previously been a lawyer in the criminal justice system for over 10 years.

Jeremy moved to Furley Page in 2000 where he became a Partner in 2003. He developed a large and varied client base, ranging from developers and property investors to banks, and institutions doing all types of commercial property work.

He also broadened his areas of work to include commercial contracts and company law. He negotiated large scale procurement contracts, agency, distribution and e-commerce agreements and advised clients on protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights. He became a member of the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce and during that time, regularly worked in Paris with French and British clients.

In 2007 an opportunity arose and Jeremy moved to another renowned regional law firm where he became a member of the LLP and Head of Real Estate.

In 2012, Jeremy returned to Furley Page to lead a newly formed Real Estate Team bringing together Commercial property, Agricultural property, Educational property and Residential property.

Jeremy became the Managing Partner at Furley Page in March 2017. He continues to do legal work, particularly specialising in development, including Promotion and Option agreements and property joint ventures.

Accreditations

Testimonials for Jeremy

Chambers UK 2021 – Jeremy Licence - November 2020
Jeremy Licence is known for his skill in promotion agreements, as well as acquisitions and disposals. He is very good indeed - knowledgeable, succinct, gets to the point, very credible and commercially aware. He is able to see issues from the commercial perspective and able to take a pragmatic approach.
The Legal 500 2021 – Jeremy Licence - October 2020
Jeremy Licence is excellent, but the entire team are strong. Responsive and get things done.
The Legal 500 2021 – Jeremy Licence and Commercial property team - November 2020
Jeremy Licence is excellent, but the entire team are strong. Responsive and get things done.
The Legal 500 2021 – Jeremy Licence and Ethan Desai - November 2020
Jeremy Licence and Ethan Desai are proactive and experienced in dealing with a range of property matters.
Chambers UK 2020 : Jeremy Licence
Head of real estate Jeremy Licence remains a prominent presence in the market due to his expertise across a range of transactions, including the acquisition and sale of commercial, residential and mixed-use properties. Sources comment:"He has strong strategic sense, is very experienced and has a good sense of priorities.
The Legal 500 2020 : Jeremy Licence & Ethan Desai
Jeremy Licence and Ethan Desai have provided excellent advice and service.

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Languages

  • French