Anil Kumar

Partner in Real Estate & Property Development

+44 (0)845 257 9449

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Anil Kumar is a real estate lawyer with expertise in land development transactions, real estate finance and landlord and tenant matters. His clients range from developers, house builders, landowners and commercial property investors to banks and lending institutions in connection with secured lending transactions.

Anil has worked in the City of London for international law firms, a boutique property and planning practice and has also worked in-house leading the lending team for a Midlands based business bank.

Anil's Experience

  • Managing and supervising a niche bank’s in-house lending team. Notable work involved providing advice in connection with high value lending for a multi-unit residential scheme development situated in the north west of England, the acquisition of a portfolio of supermarkets situated across the south west of England and refinancing a portfolio of student accommodation situated in the East Midlands.
  • Acting for further educational establishments in connection with their major relocations to modern college campus accommodation. Such work involved granting Option Agreements, acquisition of land from third parties to assemble sites for new college campuses, selling the existing college campus, joint sale of land owned by the college and local authority to a leading national house builder to enable the construction of 400 new houses.
  • Acting for international vehicle dent repair company in connection with their programme of acquiring industrial and office premises throughout the UK.
  • Acting on behalf of a national corporate restructuring company in dealing with sale of commercial property resulting from a company’s liquidation.

Anil lives in Leicestershire and enjoys spending time with his family and outdoor pursuits, such as football, running and cycling and also enjoys eating out, travelling and reading.


I recently instructed Anil and his team in relation to my land purchase. I was thoroughly impressed with Anil and he was a pleasure to work with and really proactive in guiding me through a challenging transaction. I would highly recommend Anil to anyone looking for an excellent solicitor to handle their property transaction.

Alfie Patrick, Harry’s New Homes Ltd

Anil Kumar is a pleasure to work with. He grappled with our challenge with Land Registry and got stuck in. A successful outcome straight away.

Stephen Pilling, Quantum Consult Limited

Anil recently represented Modus in connection with an acquisition and back-to-back onward sale of land in Leicestershire, which Modus will be developing into affordable housing for a social housing provider. The transaction involved overcoming various obstacles and was multifaceted and involved overage, collateral warranties and working collaboratively with the landowner and social housing providers solicitors. Anil’s advice and perseverance throughout the transaction was outstanding and instrumental to achieving a great result for everyone involved and it has been a pleasure to work with Anil and to have represent Modus and we look forward to working with Anil in the future.

Simon Preston, Director, Modus Partnership Limited

We used Anil for a land purchase of ours. The land purchase itself was very testing at times due to various obstacles with the land itself. Lucky for us, we had Anil on hand to not only get over these obstacles, but also fully explain along the way, which we found very impressive as this will help us in future land purchases. Anil’s attention to detail is amazing and very thorough. We’re looking forward to working with Anil and the team at Excello Law again on future deals we have coming up – highly recommended.

David Richardson & Adam Hall, Richardson & Hall Luxury Developments Limited

Anil has been extremely thorough, as one might expect, but also excellent at explaining things, suggesting alternatives where needed and at keeping in touch with extreme promptness so that we have felt completely supported through the whole process.

We put him under time pressure to which he responded with great patience and the utmost courtesy. He was alert to our needs as a charity and ensured that we were aware of the requirement for a surveyor under charity law.

Sheffield-based animal sanctuary

Having been recommended Anil to handle our property legalities, we found him to be a real asset during our negotiations. Anil provided clear and concise advice throughout the process. The project was executed on time and on budget. A pleasure to work with and have represent our company.

Scott Hendry, MD Astrapet Ltd

Anil Kumar was engaged to complete the renewal of our lease of our building to our existing tenant. We found his work to be of the highest standard, efficiently carried out and most professional, yet friendly. I would have no hesitation recommending his services to others.

Gary Underwood, Director, Ruddington Build Co Limited