Real Estate Legal 500 North West

“The Land Law Property team is friendly, approachable, helpful and always available to help with legal matters, it is a pleasure to handle them. They are innovative with their technology, which is very useful when it comes to dealing with a large amount of ownership documents. “I have worked with a number of members of the Clyde & Co team in the North West of England. The team is particularly strong at performing technical and business analysis and leveraging this clear legal advice, which improves communication and engagement with the client. “Ann-Marie Salmacis is a leading real estate lawyer with a sincere desire to provide quality service to her clients.” “DTM Legal`s design team is highly experienced and professional with exceptional industry knowledge. His legal and technical expertise is second to none, providing simple, pragmatic and realistic advice. The partner-led team is close-knit, down-to-earth/friendly, calm under pressure, excellent communicators, super efficient and super responsive. In all respects, they offer tactical strategies and excellent support. You get the right results in a timely manner. Following the merger with BLM in mid-2022, the team, which is now part of Clyde & Co, understands “the social housing market in the context of the legal network” and offers social landlords a “methodical approach” to real estate, commercial, development and employment works; The group also handles financial and governance mandates as well as procurement issues. Stephen Lintott leads the team and is highly regarded for his expertise in residential construction, while Tessa Leonard oversees development and renovation projects and works for Northwest councils and residential developers.

Brabners LLP is known for its wide range of financing offerings, with a focus on residential real estate financing. It is also active in the field of sports funding and represents football clubs and professional associations. Liverpool`s Andrew O`Mahony leads the team and advises a number of borrowers on their property financing. In Manchester, Richard Cowan acts in corporate and leveraged transactions. The Trowers & Hamlins LLP team carries out a range of real estate works, including commercial acquisitions, major renovation projects and leisure facilities. Tonia Secker leads London`s national real estate practice, while Suzanne Benson, a specialist in large projects, leads the Manchester team. Matthew Holbrook handles commercial real estate matters and Amanda Stubbs has extensive environmental, health and safety expertise. Anna Metham is a key figure in asset management.

Gateley Plc`s real estate and residential development team works for a range of clients including domestic builders, major banks and lending institutions, as well as retail companies. Darren Hughes and Louise Ilhan co-lead the practice and have extensive combined expertise in the acquisition and sale of investment properties. A specialist in property development, Leanne Murray has extensive knowledge of the Welsh and English planning markets and has acted as a senior advisor on several major strategic projects for the North West. “Accessibility, little use of legalese, tells it like it is and adaptable.” Commercial real estate specialist Primas is “making its mark in Manchester” with extensive knowledge of real estate development, investment and renewal. Simon Baxter, Practice Director, regularly works for clients on large residential construction projects and has particular expertise in contract planning. Yasar Kaushal is responsible for acquisitions and divestitures as well as real estate financing matters, and David Vayro leads the Built Environment project team. “A solid business approach to all real estate matters, without getting bogged down in slavish respect for precedents, and always mindful of getting the job done within the time frame set by the client. The cost is important and they offer better value for money than their competitors. It is usually the partners who do the work and are not passed on to the recipients of subordinate costs that may soon come out of their depth. Continuity is important to us and builds a strong relationship of trust. The real estate litigation practice of Myerson Solicitors LLP advises clients on commercial and residential real estate development, as well as the ownership and leasing of commercial real estate portfolios.

The team is led by Sean Hackett, who works primarily with public limited companies and large commercial companies in law firm litigation and lease litigation. He is assisted by Laura Pile, who is known for her high-quality handling of claims from the first tier real estate courts and complex High Court cases.