Consultant, Real Estate

Steven Scates

Steven has over 37 years’ experience of advising clients across a wide range of commercial property matters. He joined Thomson Snell & Passmore as a Consultant in 2022 and prior to that was Managing Director of SJS Law for 12 years. He also spent five years at Michelmores, where he was Head of the London office and Chairman of the Michelmores Board.


Specialisms & expertise

  • Acting for developers on the acquisition of land for development including conditional contracts, options promotion agreements, joint ventures and site assemblies
  • Contentious and non-contentions planning including planning inquiries, judicial review assisting with planning applications and the negotiation of planning agreements.