Tell us a bit about how you got here…
I was educated at King Henry VIII School and Bristol University, joining Band Hatton (as it then was) in 1975 and qualifying as a Solicitor in 1977. I have been here ever since!
What does your day job look like?
I deal with all areas of commercial property, including sales and purchasers, leases (acting for either Landlord or Tenant), construction and project development. I am responsible for developing and handling a substantial caseload of property related work for some of the firm’s larger commercial clients.
What do you like to do outside of work?
I have lived in Coventry since I was five years old. Away from the office, interests include sport (watching more than playing these days!), good food and wine, my garden, staying fit and healthy, travelling to warmer climates, and a good book.
I am also a past Chair of Coventry & Warwickshire First, and past President of Warwickshire Law Society.
“Over the past 19 years with the portfolio you’ve been pivotal in everything we’ve achieved and for that I’d like to express my deep appreciation. Your professionalism and attention to detail are exemplary.”
Client - April 2021
“I would like to take this opportunity again to thank you for your fantastic and professional work. It has all been very impressive.”
Client - December 2019
“Philip Costigan was extremely responsive and helpful and answered all our questions.”
Client - May 2019
“Dependable and thorough.”
Mr Di Maria
Client - April 2018
“I enjoy the personal service from an experienced Partner!”
Client - July 2017
“Band Hatton Button LLP’s commercial property practice is headed from Coventry by Daniel Blood, a specialist in the charity and retail sectors who also supports on commercial and residential development-related matters from site acquisition through to subsequent disposals. Dina Parmar is another prominent figure whose expertise encompasses property finance, transactions involving healthcare assets and leasehold enfranchisement from both a landlord and tenant perspective. The other key partner in the team is Philip Costigan who is well-connected in the Republic of Ireland property market.”