David is a commercial property lawyer specialising in all aspects of commercial property work, including leasehold and freehold, landlord and tenant, sales, purchases, secured lending, corporate support and development work.

His work includes acting for both private and corporate clients in the acquisition of sites, their construction and development and their subsequent disposal, whether by way of leasehold or freehold sales. David also has considerable experience in acting for lenders when they take security over properties and acts for numerous clients in the retail, office and building sectors on a day-to-day basis. 

"Rollits LLP's 'very professional and established' practice has a strong focus on the education, retail, and charity sectors. Chris Crystal leads the 'formidable team', which includes the 'highly knowledgeable' David Hextall."

UK Legal 500 2016 - Commercial Property

Key facts

  • Qualified: September 1998
  • Joined Firm: September 2007
  • Partner: September 2007


  • LLB (Hons) Northumbria University (1992 - 1996)


  • Golf, family, running
  • Board member of the Hull House Improvement Society Limited

Contact details

David Hextall

Direct dial +44 (0) 1482 337254

Mobile +44 (0) 7872 033849


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