DAC Beachcroft Boosts UK Real Estate with Senior Partner Hire

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DAC Beachcroft Boosts UK Real Estate with Senior Partner Hire

Published 5 February 2018

International law firm DAC Beachcroft is pleased to announce the appointment of residential property expert Duncan Fisher as a partner in its national Real Estate practice. 

A highly-experienced residential specialist, Duncan joins from Womble Bond Dickinson. Based in the firm's Newcastle office, he will play a key role in the continued growth of DAC Beachcroft's market-leading UK residential development offering.

Duncan joined Womble Bond Dickinson in 1997 and has been a partner there for the last 15 years, leading its Residential Development team. With clients including Bellway, Persimmon and Taylor Wimpey, he has extensive experience of advising landowners, developers and regional and national housebuilders. He has also acted for development corporations and national bodies on regeneration projects.

He will work as part of DAC Beachcroft's Residential Development team, which comprises more than 70 lawyers acting for all 12 of the UK's leading housebuilders, as well as many emerging residential companies, with centres of excellence in Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester and Newcastle.

DAC Beachcroft's Head of Real Estate, Robert Lee, said: "We are very pleased to welcome Duncan to the firm.  I know that he will be a great asset to our team and strengthen what we can offer to housebuilders nationally, particularly in the North and Scotland. His background, contacts and experience are all aligned to our strategy for the further development of our Residential Development practice."

Duncan Fisher said: "I am delighted to join DAC Beachcroft.  The firm's culture has great attraction for me, as does the reputation and vision of its national Residential practice. I look forward to being a part of this market-leading team."