The Team

Colin Thacker MRICS
Managing Director

Colin has over 30 years experience in the retail warehouse market, having previously worked for Currys plc, Payless DIY and Wickes (as Development Director) and has acquired and developed in excess of 3 million sq ft of floorspace, including over 80 stores during his time at Wickes. He was the founding chairman of the Out of Town Retailers Association (OTRA) which later merged with the Property Managers Association and is chairman of The Children's Development Trust and non-executive director of African Adventures Ltd. Colin is married to Mandy and has two grown-up children, Matt and Kate, and is a long-standing season ticket holder at Crystal Palace FC!

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Richard Moon MRICS
Director
Richard is a founding director of L3P having previously been employed as Development Manager for Wickes. Richard was previously an in-house Property Management Surveyor for B&Q where he managed a large element of the company’s trading and non-operational property portfolio. Richard is married to Alison and has a daughter, Ella. In his spare time, he enjoys running, cycling and has been known to compete in the occasional 10k and triathlon. He also holds a private pilots licence and hopes to be back in the skies again soon! Richard is also a Trustee of The Children's Development Trust charity.
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Alan Gibbons FRICS
Director
Alan joined L3P in 2002 from Cushman & Wakefield where he was a partner, and was also previously employed by the former GLC, Allsop and Co and National Mutual Life. In over 30 years in property he has developed extensive contacts within the industry and for the last 20 or so years he has specialised in the out of town sector in private practice, in house at Wickes and, of course, at L3P. Alan is married to Maria and has a grown up son, Ben. He is a perennially over-invested fan of Southampton FC and a trustee of The Children's Development Trust charity.
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David Saunders
Legal Director
David joined L3P in 2016 after a number of years as a partner at Olswang and, previously, Cameron McKenna. David has extensive experience in real estate and has acted on a number of major schemes across the UK including representing L3P for twenty years. Outside of the office, he enjoys an active social life both in the UK and in Italy and is a keen runner and cyclist.

Jacky Chapman
Office Manager
Jacky is the pivotal contact at L3P, with the combined role of Office Manager and Secretary, as well as looking after the books! Prior to joining in 2005, Jacky worked at Payless DIY and various other organisations and away from the office spends a good deal of time with her two grandsons and daughters, Natasha and Georgina. Jacky also manages the administration for The Children's Development Trust and is a Trustee of the charity.
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