Paul Smith FRICS ACIArb

Partner

Paul specialises in providing strategic, design development, leasing and occupational advice. With almost 40 years’ professional experience in the commercial real estate market, he is best known for his design input on over 11 million sq ft of development projects across central London.

Before co-founding RX London, Paul had been instrumental in establishing two other niche practices, Hodnett Martin Smith (1987-2005) and H2SO (2009-2014), before both were sold to DTZ and Colliers International respectively. At DTZ, Paul was head of West End offices and, until recently, was Co-Head of London offices at Colliers.

Paul has acted for many of central London’s highest-profile landed estates, REITS, family offices, funds and property companies, including Aberdeen Standard, Astrea, CBREgi, Derwent London, Great Portland Estates, La Salle, M&G, Shaftesbury and The Grosvenor Estate.

His occupational clients have included some of the capital’s major financial, media, real estate, retail and technology businesses, from AEW Europe to Carlton Communications, Estee Lauder to Marks & Spencer and Universal Music Group.

Paul is married with two grown-up children. When he’s not working, Paul is a keen golfer, runner, amateur genealogist and classic sports car enthusiast.