Partner, Real Estate

Oliver Butler

Oliver joined Thomson Snell & Passmore in February 2015 and over time has developed the firm’s F&B, retail and leisure sector as well as the general commercial property offering. Oliver is a general real estate lawyer, with a particular focus on Landlord and Tenant work and portfolio management work. Oliver works with both local and national brands around the country with a loyal following who enjoy his approach and communication skills.

Outside of work Oliver is a keen sportsman and can be generally found close to, or on a sporting venue. Oliver also enjoys socialising with family and friends, cooking and fundraising for charity.

Oliver Butler

Specialisms & expertise

  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Freehold/Leasehold Acquisitions and Sales
  • Food and Beverage
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Secured Lending
  • Development/Bridging Finance
  • Property and Investment Finance
  • Investment and Portfolio.

Examples of work

Dealing with property transactions for a well-known high street coffee franchisee

Dealing with property transactions for a golf club including drafting a new lease

Achievements & other appointments

Oliver has been recognised by The Legal 500.

Legal 500 - uk-recommended-lawyer-2023 logo Insider media property awards - shortlisted- 2023 Dementia friendly


Oliver attended the University of Leicester and the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (OXILP).