THE TEAM

DAVID RAWSTRON BSc (Hons) MRICS

DAVID RAWSTRON BSc (Hons) MRICS

Director

David has been working in the retail and leisure property market for over 20 years. Having previously worked in Manchester and London before settling in Leeds David has built up a detailed knowledge of the property market throughout the UK. David specialises in shopping centre asset management and leasing and has advised on numerous retail and leisure schemes throughout the country. David also works closely with a number of retailers advising on all aspects of their nationwide property portfolios from acquisitions and disposals to lease consultancy matters. In addition David advises a number of clients on investment property acquisitions throughout the country. David acts for a number of leading retailers and property investors including AEW, Edinburgh House, The Frenchgate Partnership, Kier, Wykeland, Aprirose, Sports Direct, Esquires Coffee and Bensons For Beds.

ADRIAN JOHNSON BSc (Hons) MRICS

ADRIAN JOHNSON BSc (Hons) MRICS

Director

Adrian has over 25 years’ experience dealing with all aspects of retail and leisure property. During his career Adrian has provided asset management, leasing and development advice across high street parades, retail parks, leisure schemes and shopping centres and has advised on a number of major town centre developments. Adrian also advises on acquisitions and disposals for retailers and also provides investment advice to a number of landlord clients. Over the years Adrian has developed close working relationships with major retailers and institutions including M&G, Columbia Threadneedle, Capreon, Redevco, Clearbell, TCS, Rushbond, Opus, Morrisons and Bensons For Beds.

ANTHONY JACKSON BSc (Hons) MRICS

ANTHONY JACKSON BSc (Hons) MRICS

Director

Anthony joined Rawstron Johnson in 2015 from a large, multi-disciplinary practice where he was Head of Retail Agency. With over 12 years’ experience Anthony has a proven track record in completing numerous retail and leisure transactions for a broad range of clients including The Co-operative Group, Capreon, Rushbond PLC, London & Associated Properties PLC, Well Pharmacy and Holland & Barrett. Known for his enthusiasm and pragmatic approach Anthony provides on-going asset management and agency advice to landlords on shopping centres and town centre schemes throughout the country. With detailed knowledge of the retail property market Anthony also acts for a number of occupiers and is particularly skilled at finding innovative solutions for retailers seeking to dispose of onerous leases.

Lawrence McCourt

Lawrence joined Rawstron Johnson in 2018 upon completion of a Real Estate Master’s Degree at Northumbria University. He had previously graduated with a degree in History and it was here through the study of the evolution of the built environment that Lawrence decided to undertake a career in property. He is currently working towards the completion of his Accreditation of Professional Competence and qualifying as a Chartered Member of the RICS. Lawrence supports the directors on a day to day basis and is involved in a number of retail & leisure schemes and high street properties across the country. Lawrence acts for both landlord and tenant on the agency aspects of their portfolios and his clients include Morrisons, Columbia Threadneedle and Heavenly Desserts.