Ron has specialised in commercial property and secured lending law for more than 25 years, acting for a wide spectrum of corporate, private and institutional clients and lenders throughout East Anglia and beyond. He heads up our cross-team banking and finance group and is responsible for managing the panel relationships with our banking clients. He is involved particularly in social housing projects and secured lending transactions, which include a £7m refinancing exercise secured over part of a biomedtech research campus near Cambridge.
Ron is based at our Bury St Edmunds office.
The diligent, practical' Ron Clare advised a commercial lender on numerous six-figure loans - Legal 500
Ron Clare specialises in the commercial side of property finance, and wins praise for being "prompt, knowledgeable and easy to talk to." Sources also find him "very professional and experienced," noting that "he understands what we need and appreciates the urgency of timings."- Chambers & Partners
Ron Clare is distinguished for his "knowledge, understanding and ability to work with a group of people in difficult circumstances." He works at a regional and national level for a range of clients across various industries. - Chambers & Partners
Ron Clare’s ‘speedy, committed and diligent’ team at Ashtons Legal ‘consistently shows refreshing initiative and a commercial attitude’. - Legal 500
"Extremely knowledgable and practical, offering solutions and keeping me updated and informed every step of the way. Ron is always very willing to discuss requirements and to respond very quickly where needed, taking the trouble to explain complex cases with suggestions for the way forward." - Ashtons Legal client
Ron Clare's practice covers public sector projects and strategic land sales, working for businesses, institutional clients and investors. - Chambers & Partners
Ron Clare works for private, commercial and institutional property clients, both regionally and nationally. Market sources describe him as a "safe pair of hands," and clients enthuse that he "acts efficiently and shows a good depth of knowledge." - Chambers & Partners
Ron Clare has over 20 years’ experience in commercial property & secured lending, & advised company on 10-year office lease - Legal 500
Ron Clare heads the firm's banking and finance team. He specialises in real estate finance, and is rated for his work for investors and developers in commercial property. He is praised by clients for being "very experienced and knowledgeable." - Chambers & Partners, 2017
"Ron Clare is ‘calm and unflappable, with a wealth of knowledge.’" - Legal 500
Ron Clare is "very hands-on, diligent and thorough. Nothing seems to get past him." - Chambers & Partners, 2018
Clients consider Ron Clare to be "knowledgeable and detail orientated." - Chambers & Partners, 2018
Ron Clare is 'very approachable, thorough and prepared to work with clients to highlight any issues and provide options‘. - Legal 500
Clients find Ron Clare to be "very easy to deal with: prompt, proactive and always happy to talk everything through." Sources consider him to be "very responsive and proactive in what he does." - Chambers & Partners, 2019