Dean Bickford

About Dean Bickford

Dean is a Partner and a senior member of the Real Estate team. He looks after a number of large corporate occupiers, national charities and universities on all aspects of landlord and tenant matters.

Dean has also acted on many strategic land and residential developments, representing landowners, promoters and well known developers. His experience includes working with promoters on a residential scheme for 180 units in the south east. He has recently acquired site for part of a 350 unit development on former MoD land in the Thames Valley.

For a number of years Dean has acted for many funders on secured lending, including high street and private lenders, covering investment and development transactions.

In addition Dean leads the non-contentious work carried out by the commercial property team in insolvencies particularly relating to dealing with lease assignments, licences and other aspects whether for insolvency practitioners or other interested parties.

"I found it an absolute pleasure to deal with Dean and his team who were exceptionally professional. You always feel confident that Dean has control and is willing to push hard for his clients and respond day or night."
C Funnell
“I can always rely on Dean Bickford and the property team at FSP for practical, prompt and sound advice and guidance on the varied property situations we ask them to deal with. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to new and old clients.”
James Birch, Managing Director, Heartstone Inns Ltd
"Dean Bickford is diligent, pragmatic and commercially minded."
"Dean Bickford – Pragmatic, diligent and wants to get the deal done."
“Dean is a knowledgeable and commercially aware lawyer who is a pleasure to deal with.”
"He is sensible, pragmatic and collaborative."
"Dean provides an excellent level of client care and is always very responsive."

"He is very knowledgeable and commercially minded."
"Absolutely safe and steady, he understands clients."
"Sensible, straight-talking and always takes a proportionate approach."
"He is responsive and unflappable."
"Calm and methodical approach."
"He is excellent and diligent."