Philip Otvos


Philip Otvos



Philip Otvos is an experienced Commercial Property lawyer. He qualified in 1997 and joined Colman Coyle as a Partner in May 2017. He has throughout his career worked at top ranked firms in London and has been a partner since 2002.

Philip acts for a diverse range of clients across many property sectors.  Clients include start-ups, entrepreneurs, established Prop Co’s, restaurant chains, religious organisations and lenders.

Philip builds long-term relationships with his clients. A number of his clients in the retail sector for example now operate from multiple sites with Philip involved from the very first acquisition.

He is committed to achieving the best results for his clients, quickly and cost effectively and will always go the extra mile.

“Colman Coyle Solicitors was recommended to us by a friend. Philip was leading our quite difficult and demanding case. He was very professional, detailed and very quick in his responses. His service was fantastic. Without Philip, we wouldn’t been able to get things done. I recommend Colman Coyle especially Philip to everyone.” Krystian Pawlak, Perfect Crystal Windows Limited

“Tracked down Mr Philip Otvos, as I had used his service before and was very satisfied with them. Philip Otvos has always been very professional and easy to get on with. I have known him in a professional capacity since 2016.”

“I would like to thank you so much for your professionalism throughout this chapter in our lives!!! It was really lovely to meet you after all this time and I sincerely can’t thank you enough for all you have done.” Susan, Director of Halcyon Interiors Limited

“Thank you for your wise words; you have a very clear delivery style which has helped all the way along this process and is hugely appreciated.” Creative director, Haberdashery London Limited

“I was referred to Philip via a colleague and was very impressed with his professional approach to our requirements. He always made sure that we were getting a good deal from the contract and made sure this was reflected in the negotiations with our counter party. I would highly recommend Philip.” CEO & Co-Founder, The Business Debate

“We recently used Philip Otvos for our lease transaction under a really tight time frame.  Philip delivered on his commitment flawlessly and with great efficiency.  I would highly recommend Philip for a thorough job and quick turnaround on real estate transactions.” Josh Matthews, Managing Partner of Maseco LLP

“I contacted Colman Coyle and in particular Philip Otvos and literally, over a period of 30 minutes of conversation about my specific needs, I left the building knowing that my particular requirements were being professionally attended to. I would thoroughly recommend and endorse Philip and his practice for anyone’s needs.” Andy Crawford

“After a difficult start completing the purchase of a 300 year old five story building in my town, which I had partially inherited, my appointed architect recommended and introduced me to Philip Otvos to be my much needed solicitor. Philip has patiently seen me through four years of re-construction and restoration and the subsequent letting of part of this property. His skills and careful application of them have been hugely appreciated in bringing about such a satisfactory conclusion.” Jean Barling (Property Owner)

“Philip has been advising our company BLANC for the past 4 years and we have been consistently delighted by his work. Philip has very strong technical knowledge, a longstanding experience, and a strong business sense. The rare combination of these make him not only an excellent solicitor but also a trusted advisor in complex situations. He is able to push projects forward, always keeping in mind the long term legal implications as well as the short term business imperative. Philip has advised us on a number of retail and industrial lease negotiations and has always achieved the best result, promptly and efficiently, always keeping our Company’s interest at core. I could not recommend Philip enough and I want to thank him personally for his contribution to the strong growth of our business over the past years.” Ludovic Blanc, Founder and CEO of BLANC

“We were recommended to talk with Philip Otvos in reference to the lease for our first commercial property in London and we could not be more satisfied for the service and assistance provided. He was professional, kind and always responsive to our numerous questions and concerns. He took the time to explain our options so we could weigh the pros and cons of each and come to a conclusion together. If anyone ever needs legal help with a commercial property lease, I would offer the highest possible recommendation for Mr. Otvos.” Alejandro Pardo, UK Area Manager, Andreu World

“My company has used Philip Otvos on a number of occasions: to negotiate and agree our office lease and subsequently to negotiate and agree an extension. He has provided a consistently excellent service to us: professional, expert, and understanding of the needs of a small, growing business.  We would not hesitate to use him again.” Daniel Litvin, Founder and Managing Director, Critical Resource


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