Meet Our Team

Nigel Smith – Director

Nigel qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1995 with King Sturge & Co (acquired by JLL in 2011).

In 1996, he founded Gilbran Group, the UK’s first specialist real estate investor/developer dedicated to the automotive industry. Much of the automotive real estate portfolio was sold to Schroders in 2013 enabling Nigel to focus attention on the formation of BloomSmith.

Fladgate – Our Legal Team

In order to provide the highest quality advice and seamless support to our VAT loan process we work with one of the leading law firms in this area, Fladgate LLP, ensuring both appropriate structuring and speed of execution. Our specialist at Fladates is Ella Leonard

Ella has a noted reputation for advising on both onshore and offshore structures including limited partnerships, GPs, LLPs, limited companies, unit trusts and cell companies. Her funds practice includes expertise in debt funds, real estate and private equity.

Buckle Barton – Our VAT Agent