Ian Greenfield

Partner, Property Services

Ian Greenfield, Partner, Property Services, asb law


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OFFICE: Crawley

01293 861321


One of the leading commercial real estate partners in Sussex

Ian is highly regarded as a commercial real estate practitioner in the region, particularly along the south coast of Sussex where he has over 18 years’ experience specialising in commercial property transactions and property strategy for his clients. He broad range of clients includes property entrepreneurs and developers, investors, banks and multiple occupiers.

In the last twelve months he has acted for a plc multiple occupier in the acquisition of a portfolio of off-licence outlets in London and the south east with further stores being added throughout the year. He has also led a disposal of a large portfolio of HMO properties in Brighton & Hove for an off-shore client .

Ian advises in a number of insolvency based property transactions and advises charities in relation to acquisitions and disposals

Areas of expertise   

  • Property investment, acquisitions and disposals
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Real estate strategy for occupiers
  • Secured lending for both banks and borrowers
  • Licensed premises

In the real world … Ian is seriously into sport - primarily watching these days.  Even with an extensive family involving six children to organise, he has often been known to follow the fortunes of the England football team in person, travelling to the far flung corners of the world.  He’s also a passionate supporter of his local team, Brighton & Hove Albion from which nothing distracts him!

Year of qualification: 1984

What the legal directories say...

asb law LLP ‘gives complete, professional, precise advise and support’ to clients

Legal 500 2017

Ian Greenfield is well versed in all areas of commercial property and regularly advises on insolvency-related real estate transactions and secured lending. He has extensive experience working with financial institutions and charitable organisations.

Chambers and Partners 2017

Peers say Ian Greenfield is "very straightforward; we can have a good chat, talk about our clients' objectives and where we see the problems coming up."

Chambers and Partners 2014 - Real Estate