James LuttonBSc (Hons) MRICS
James is a Director and heads up the Retail and Leisure team Legat Owen having joined the Company as a placement student in 2005.
He advises occupier and landlord/investor/developer clients on matters including leasing, development and investment. James has a particular focus on retail including Shopping Centres, High Street and roadside, but has more recently taken on more of a ‘general practice’ role.
Current shopping centre instructions include the Spinning Gate Shopping Centre, Leigh; Flintshire Retail Park, Flint and The Walk, Ebbw Vale, whilst recent investment transactions include the sale of Evans Easyspace, Chester, Trent Boulevard, Nottingham (let to Co-Op), the acquisition of Total Fitness, Crewe and the acquisition of 48-50 Beam Street, Nantwich (let to Dominos, Shelter and Children’s Society).
He also has experience in development matters and acts on behalf of both landlords and house builders/developers and recently advised on the lettings of Countrywide Farmers/OK Diner at Oswestry Gateway together with land sales to Galliford Try and Aldi.
Outside of work James can usually be found outdoors somewhere and sits on his local Parish Council and is a local school governor.