Malcolm Dear

Malcolm Dear

Senior Solicitor (HCB Park Woodfine LLP)

Areas of Expertise:        
Residential Property

  • Purchases & Sales
  • Remortgages
  • Transfer of Equity

Commercial Property

  • Assignments
  • Grant of New Leases
  • Business purchases and sales   

Landlord and Tenant 

  • Landlord and Tenant 1954 Act renewals
  • Residential Freehold enfranchisements and leasehold extensions 


  • Divorce, Children Contact, Financial


  • Contested Probate
  • Property disputes
  • Residential Landlord and Tenant – Possession actions
  • Civil

Employment compromise agreements 

Education and Qualifications:        
BA Law

Background and Experience:    

  • August 2019 – Present HCB Park Woodfine LLP - Formerly Malcolm Dear Whitfield Evans
  • 1987 – August 2019 Malcolm Dear Whitfield Evans LLP
  • 1980 – 1987 Malcolm Dear and Co
  • Qualified as a solicitor on 1/09/1980


Malcom is a senior solicitor at the practice and also a member of Resolution.

With over 30 years experience in all areas, Malcolm is accustomed to dealing with a demanding caseload from the straightforward to the very complex.

He has considerable experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters relative to property related matters.  This includes but not exclusively, landlord and tenant disputes,  contested probate, matrimonial finance and non contentious transactional work.

One of the keys to success in his work is forging a good relationship with his clients and then pursuing their goals in as practical and cost effective way as possible.

He is accustomed to dealing with a diverse clientele from individuals and families to companies and financial institutions.