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What we do

We provide a multi-disciplinary service from conception through to sale, to UK and overseas organisations whose property assets are at the heart of their business. With over 135 lawyers we have one of the UK's largest dedicated Real Estate practices and are ranked in The Lawyer's Top Ten Real Estate lawyers.

We deliver our services through an integrated national team, with centres of excellence in London, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle, blending local knowledge with national reach. This provides clients with access to the entire infrastructure and resources of the firm. Working in partnership with our clients is very important to us, and the majority of our relationships are long-standing.

Detailed elements of our services

We have substantial specialist teams in these areas and frequently apply this experience in mixed-use development in both the private and public sector.

  • Our Shopping Centre team delivers transaction and development advice as well as customised, complex volume asset management solutions in high profile destination centres, including the top three in the country;
  • Our Residential Development team advise all 12 of the UK's leading housebuilders. We provide advice on a comprehensive range of development types: private, buy-to-let, private rented and affordable accommodation;
  • Our Commercial Investment & Development team advises institutional, international and private investors;
  • The integration of experts in planning, construction, corporate finance and litigation into the core transactional team is a particular point of difference that brings efficiency in communication and execution.

What our clients say

'Sources say: "They're very impressive. They have a very joined-up team, they know what they're doing and they have a commercial approach to things that makes them stand out".' Chambers and Partners UK 2018 Edition, Real Estate, London

'Clients say: "They excel via their lead lawyers, seamlessly dipping into the firm's pool of expertise to offer expert, clear, and accurate opinion on every matter we face - a complete professional package".' Chambers and Partners UK 2018 Edition, Real Estate, North East

'Clients find the firm to be "knowledgeable and resourceful".' Chambers and Partners UK 2018 Edition, Real Estate, North West

'A client says: "They provide excellent client service and commerciality. Clients are always kept updated of the progress of a matter, and the senior partners always make themselves available if required".' Chambers and Partners UK 2017 Edition, Real Estate, South West

"They are an experienced and reliable team which delivers to agreed budgets." Chambers and Partners UK 2017 Edition, Real Estate, North West

"Housebuilding is a core sector; strength and depth in a national team." Legal Week Best Advisers Report 2016-17

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