Vijay Parikh, managing partner, head of commercial property investment and auctions, Harold Benjamin
Vijay has been a partner with Harold Benjamin since 2010 and took over as managing partner on 1 January 2019.
Alongside the day to day management of running the firm, he maintains a busy client portfolio, particularly specialising in property acquisitions, disposals, funding arrangements and auctions for a range of small to mid-range builders and property developers, and assists on high-value residential and mixed-use schemes, including the redevelopment and regeneration of brownfield and greenfield sites.
Vijay has been the lead on several hotel deals, including the acquisition of both boutique hotels and more mainstream hotel brands for private investors and companies. The hotels are spread across London and the UK. The firm has been engaged in deals with hotel brands including Hilton, Marriott, Accor and the work has included the full gambit of real estate instructions together with franchise and service agreements.
He is an active deal broker and legal adviser and a number of Vijay’s most entrepreneurial and influential family business clients/connections hail from the Asian community.