Toby Girdler

Real Estate

Toby is a Solicitor in our Commercial Property team.

Toby started his training contract at Capital in September 2021. During this contract, he spent the majority of his time in the Commercial Property team, where he gained a high level of experience working on landlord and tenant matters, acquisitions, disposals and supporting with the property aspects of corporate acquisitions. He has also been involved in advising GP partnerships on matters relating to their premises.

Toby has now qualified as a solicitor in the team and works for clients on a wide range of commercial property transactions.

  • Acting for both landlords and tenants in a range of leasehold transactions, including drafting and negotiation of leases and associated documents.
  • Assisting with the refinance and intra-groups transfers of a portfolio of commercial properties across England and Wales.
  • Advising a registered charity that operates as a theatre and arts centre on the renewal of their long-term lease.
  • Acting for the tenant in the lease of a new premises in Cardiff City Centre, to be used as a bar and live music venue.
  • Advising Westbridge-backed APEM on its acquisition of NASH Maritime.
  • Advising WestBridge-backed APEM on its acquisition of Aspect Ecology.
  • Commercial Property
  • Real Estate


  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Sep 2023 – present)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Sep 2021 – September 2023)
  • Administrative Assistant, Eden Project (Jul 2018 – Jan 2020)
  • Vacation Scheme, Hugh James (Aug 2019 – Sep 2019)
  • Work Experience, Coodes Solicitors (Jul 2016 – Aug 2016)
  • Work Experience, Cornwall Council (Jul 2016 – Aug 2016)
  • Bail Observation Project, Volunteer, Cardiff University (Sep 2018 – Jun 2019)


  • Cardiff University: LPC (2020 – 2021)
  • Cardiff University: LLB (2017 – 2020)

Memberships / Trustee positions 

  • The Law Society of England and Wales