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About Krissun

Krissun is a real estate lawyer with particular expertise in social housing, regeneration schemes and mixed-use development projects.

He regularly advises housebuilders and UK’s leading Registered Providers on matters arising in the development process including site assembly and acquisitions, joint venture agreements, overage, planning matters, build contracts and infrastructure agreements.

Recent Experience

  • Acting for UK’s largest affordable housing provider in the £89.5m acquisition of 229 affordable homes at the Prince of Wales Drive development in Battersea from St William (a joint venture between National Grid and the Berkeley Group)
  • Acting for a Central London developer in the £100m disposal of a PRS scheme including development, forward-funding and security arrangements.
  • Acted in the proposed acquisition of 96 apartments in a 67-storey starchitect designed tower in West India Quay – the tallest consented residential tower in Western Europe.
  • Acted for Network Homes in the £60m+ acquisition and regeneration of a complex site adjacent to operational railway infrastructure near Wembley Stadium which involved a comprehensive renegotiation of  the railway company’s existing rights over the site .
  • Assisted with the property due diligence in L&Q’s highly publicised £505m corporate acquisition of strategic land business, Gallagher Estates which secured land to develop up to 42,500 homes.
  • Acting for a market-leading rooftop developer in the funding arrangements (including with Homes England and GLA) and in various conditional acquisitions of airspace leases above existing buildings for the modular construction of new homes, each with complex bespoke overage provisions
  • Acted for a pioneering Council-owned company in the proposed £70m acquisition of a former office block (voted London’s ugliest building in a 2006 BBC poll) converted into a mixed use development which included negotiating grant of commercial leases to an international coffee chain and a national supermarket.

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • The City of London Law Society

Spoken Languages

French, Hindi, Urdu and basic Spanish

Career Experience

2017 to present: Solicitor then Associate then Senior Associate, Winckworth Sherwood

2015 to 2017: Solicitor, Devonshires Solicitors

2012 to 2015: Trainee Solicitor, Freshlaw Solicitors

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 10th - Friday 13th March 2020

MIPIM 2020

We are delighted to be attending MIPIM 2020, the leading real estate event for property professionals. Our team will be in Cannes and will be delighted to meet up with you. Meet the team If you are attending MIPIM and …

Palais des Festivals,. Cannes, France


Wednesday 25th - Thursday 26th March 2020

Total Housing 2020

Representatives from all our real estate specialisms will be in Brighton. This includes construction, planning, social housing and development. Please contact us if you are intested in meeting us during the conference. Please contact events@wslaw.co.uk for more information.

Brighton Hilton Metropole, Kings Road . Brighton BN1 2FE


Thursday 27th February 2020

Build To Rent Forum 2020

We are delighted to be involved with the BTR Forum again in 2020. This is an authoritative one-day event that brings together private and public sector leaders and key stakeholders to debate and exchange ideas. This year’s theme is ‘Build …

155 Bishopsgate Conference Centre. London EC2M 3YD


Speakers: Karen Cooksley