About Us

Phone: + 44 (20) 7493 7856

Welcome to Union Land and Property

Union are a specialist property consultancy providing advice to occupiers and owners in the retail, leisure and mixed use sectors.

Our Expertise

  • Agency
  • Rent Reviews
  • Lease Renewals
  • Expert Witness
  • Strategic Company Advice

The Team

Nicholas Ware

BSc (Hons) MRICS

Nick has over 30 years experience in the retail property sector. He founded Union in January 2002 and specialises in advising retailers. His clients include Dolce & Gabbana, Smythson of Bond Street, Kiltane, and Rene Caovilla. Prior to setting up Union Nick spent over 12 years at Jones Lang LaSalle where he worked within the retail agency and development teams before becoming Director in charge of Central London Retail. Nick has a particular interest in the luxury retail sector and has advised Dolce & Gabbana on their UK portfolio for over 25 and has been involved with transactions with leading brands including Emporio Armani, Louis Vuitton, Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. Nick also acts as Property Director for Glenkeir Whiskies Limited which he has helped build to an estate of over 20 units with a turnover in excess of £20m in the UK and France trading under The Whisky Shop and Loch Fyne brands.

John Buckingham


John has over 40 years experience in retail agency, and professional services. He joined Union in May 2002. His clients include Antique Hypermarket, Danceworks, Leafgreen Estates and The Eye Place. Prior to joining Union, John spent 29 years at Jones Lang LaSalle becoming Director of the Central London Retail Agency team in 1982 and Director of Retail Professional Services in 1999. John advised on and let many leading retail schemes including West One in Oxford Street, Whiteleys Shopping Centre, Swan & Edgar Piccadilly Circus and Bentalls Centre Kingston upon Thames.

Claire Dumont

Administrative Assistant

Claire joined Union in November 2007 as PA to Nick and John. She is also responsible for the day to day running of the office and secretarial duties.