Peter Hurn

Partner, Head of Property
Contact Number: 029 2267 5400

Peter heads up the fastest expanding real estate team in Wales. He was responsible for negotiating the lease for one of the biggest pre-let office deals in Wales, the firm’s new landmark headquarters at Two Central Square.

Peter has recently led the team on the disposal of Ffos Las racecourse for the Walters group, a site in which he has been involved since its original acquisition in 2003.

Recognised in The Legal 500 and Chambers UK as a leader in his field, Peter is a thorough, pragmatic lawyer with an excellent grasp of his clients’ business drivers and objectives. With 18 years of experience in commercial property, he is highly regarded in the market for his sector expertise, technical knowledge and commercial awareness.

Peter has experience in dealing with both private and public sector clients including Barratt Homes, Bellway Homes, Walters Group, Welsh Water and the Welsh Rugby Union. He has extensive experience in acquisitions and disposals, residential house builders, landlord & tenant, consortiums, planning and infrastructure agreements and renewable energy and regularly advises on complex, multi-million pound transactions

Peter is the relationship partner for national companies, such as Barratt Homes and Bellway Homes. He manages the property requirements of some of the firms’ key clients such as Walters Group, Llanmoor Developments, Dwr Cymru and the Welsh Rugby Union. He also has extensive experience in acquisitions and disposals, residential house builders, landlord & tenant, consortiums, planning and infrastructure agreements and renewable energy and regularly advises on complex, multi-million pound transactions.

Work History

Peter joined Hugh James in 1999, having attended University of Wales, Cardiff to study Law and German. Peter qualified in 2001 and went on to become a Partner at Hugh James in 2007.

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Peter Hurn is highly regarded on the development side, and is highlighted for his ‘excellent service and dedication, and first-class response times’.

The Legal 500

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I really think he is excellent and would have no hesitation sending work his way.

Chambers & Partners UK

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I’ve got nothing but respect for him, he’s very approachable, easy to get in touch with and responds quickly

Chambers & Partners UK

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Peter Hurn is ‘an exceptionally competent lawyer, approachable, and very experienced’.

The Legal 500