Ryan Bigland



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Ryan is an Associate in the Real Estate Investment Team in Norwich.

Ryan qualified as a Solicitor in September 2015 after undertaking his training contract with the firm, joining the Commercial Property Team in Ipswich on qualification before moving to the Real Estate Investment Team in Norwich in June 2019. 

Ryan advises on real estate investment transactions for private funds and public bodies, working on all manner of acquisitions (ranging from individual industrial / out of town retail units up to entire multi-let estates and office buildings). Ryan also works as part of the wider Real Estate Investment Team dealing with portfolio acquisitions and providing property due diligence on company share acquisitions. Similarly, Ryan works on disposals at the individual unit, estate and portfolio level. Ryan also regularly handles property management matters; dealing with lettings (ranging from short-term occupational licences up to long term, high value lettings) as well as licences to assign, underlet, carry out works and rent review memorandums.

Ryan further specialises in acting for landowners and property investors in relation to telecoms property matters and code agreements. In particular, Ryan negotiates telecoms wayleaves with code operators for the installation of fibre broadband into estates / office buildings, helping investors to improve their offering for commercial tenants and increase the value and attractiveness of their assets to future tenants. Ryan also helps investors and landowners in dealings with most UK code operators (both network and infrastructure providers) to negotiate rooftop and greenfield mast leases, licences, assignments and surrenders, as well as freehold and long lease disposals of mast sites (both individual masts and portfolios of mast sites).