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Steven Taylor

Steven Taylor

Managing Partner

Steve has been Judge & Priestley's Managing Partner since 1998. Steve is head of the Property department and his clients include many of the leading private sector property developers in the South East London region.   

Experience

Steve is head of the property department and specialises in the acquisition of land for development, both for private developers and housing associations. 

Steve has worked on substantial regeneration schemes around Croydon and Southwark. Steve's knowledge of both private and public sector housing markets has enabled him to complete successful joint ventures between the two sectors.

Recent Highlights

Steve acted on behalf of a developer in the purchase of a listed building in Bromley Town Centre on an unconditional basis. The project involved all usual due diligence in respect to the purchase of a town centre property and the negotiation of a Joint Venture and Loan Agreement.

Steve also recently acted on behalf of developers in obtaining funding for the development of a 17 storey tower block in Bromley Town Centre on land already acquired by the client. The project involved dealing with the bank’s solicitors and negotiating terms of a Facility Letter and complying with the lender’s requirements for a £9m facility.

Steve also acted on behalf of a developer in the acquisition and immediate sale on to a housing association of a site with the benefit of planning consent for the construction of 132 flats, including negotiating with the Seller’s Solicitors and the Housing Association’s Solicitors and agreeing the form of Build Contract to be entered into by our client.  The project included the requirement to release rights over the site from third parties and utility companies.

Membership

Steve is a member and joint partner of the South East Property Network.

Outside of work

Steve is a keen golfer and a member of Sundridge Park Golf Club, where he co-hosted the recent inaugural Bromley Property Group Charity Golf Day.

Steve is also an active sponsor of Bromley Football Club.