Toby is a partner in the commercial property team in Exeter.
Toby has over 16 years experience in the property sector and advises clients on a wide range of non-contentious commercial property, including landlord and tenant, and secured lending. With a particular focus on transactional work, Toby advises on asset transfers across all sectors (but with particular experience in the licensed trade, and healthcare sectors).
Toby joined Stephens Scown in 2015, having previously been a partner locally for seven years. Toby grew up in Cornwall and qualified in September 1999. He subsequently worked in Devon for 12 years and also three years working overseas for Clayton UTZ in Sydney (which included an 18 month secondment to a large Australian property trust).
Head of the leisure and tourism sector, Toby advises clients from a broad range of sectors including retail, the licensed trade, hospitality, food and drink, healthcare, manufacturing and professional services, ranging from PLC to owner managed businesses. He enjoys getting to know what makes his clients’ businesses tick so that he can better understand the drivers behind the transaction and their commercial property requirements.
Outside of work Toby enjoys spending time with his young family as well as a variety of sports including watersports, golf and tennis with any other spare time he has.