James Norman

Position: Senior Associate

Area(s) of Practice: Commercial Property

Telephone: 020 7406 1000

Email: JamesNorman@cartercamerons.com

James Norman

James joined Carter Lemon Camerons in 2009 and works in the Commercial Property team on a variety of Real Estate and related Corporate transactions.


  • ‘Off-plan’ purchase of flagship office buildings to be constructed as part of a large-scale urban redevelopment – value circa £25m.
  • Acting on a large portfolio refinancing for a commercial property investor involving a wide variety of properties all over the Country.
  • Acting for investment landlords on the grant of leases of high quality office space in the City of London.
  • Advising property developers on development opportunities and land acquisitions throughout the life of a project: from the taking of options over sites, through to the eventual unit sales and commercial pre-lets.
  • Significant experience on acting for borrowers obtaining both commercial and residential development, bridging and mezzanine finance.
  • Advising on lease transactions involving retail, industrial and warehouse properties.
  • Retained by overseas private banks on the taking of security over high-value West End residential property.
  • Advising on joint ventures, share buy-outs and buy-ins and investment structures; mostly for South African based investors.


James is Secretary of the British South African Law Association.

Away from the office James’ main passion is travel (usually by motorcycle).  He has explored most of Western Europe on his bike and his most exciting trip was a 20,000 mile journey from Argentina to Alaska.  He also enjoys (watching) sport and spending time with his young family.

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