Associate Solicitor and Head of Commercial Property

Dennis Thomas

  • For Business

Qualifications and Study Experience

Dennis studied law at the University of Warwick , obtaining a 2:2 degree classification, also completed the Law Society Finals in Chester.

Work Experience

Dennis starting as a Trainee Solicitor in Edge and Ellison and did his seats in Commercial Property, Commercial Litigation and Corporate Finance. He enjoyed the work involved in Commercial Property, and chose to qualify into that area of law.

After gaining experience at Edge and Ellison, Dennis went to Chesterfield to work with Elliot Mather and to specialise in secured lending and general commercial property work.  After a period of time Dennis decided to leave Elliot Mather and take up the position as Associate Solicitor with The Smith Partnership which involved the following tasks:

  1. Residential Care Home disposal and purchase work
  2. Secured lending work
  3. Acting for sellers and buyers of small businesses
  4. General Landlord and Tenant work

After a fair amount of hard work, Dennis became and Salaried Partner in 2017 and full equity Partner in 2020.

Dennis moved to Waldrons this year to enable him to further develop these areas. The team has seen consistent growth over the last few years and an opportunity to develop further .

Dennis has dealt with a wide range of cases, ranging from a house purchase to a company purchasing a portfolio of commercial properties from an insolvent seller. This has require a detailed approach to the transaction and of course an adherence to the strict instructions of the client and of course the guidelines set out by the lender

External Mentions

Dennis qualified as a Solicitor in 1997; he is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.

Has been noted previously in the Legal 500.

Personal Info

Outside of work, Dennis enjoys spending time eating out, and visiting  different cities.  He likes to relax by watching television and reading.