Legal 500 Birmingham Real Estate

Legal 500 Birmingham Real Estate

Higgs LLP works with a variety of owner-managed firms and public limited companies in the Black Country across the full spectrum of business development matters. In particular, Cherry Elliott is considered an advisor to end users in connection with renovation transactions and large new buildings. Sara Shepherd advises owner-occupiers and real estate investors nationally and has particular experience in transactions with commercial estates, retirement homes and medical practices. Jen Hicks-Jones, who was promoted to partner in December 2021, leads the commercial real estate sub-team and regularly leads industrial, retail and child care matters. Rachael Hobbis leads the company`s construction department, with recent assignments including multi-million pound regeneration programmes and contractor claims. All of these lawyers are based in Brierley Hill. “Jonathan Leary has world-class legal skills, rigor and problem-solving skills.” “The construction team has real depth in terms of resources and knowledge. The team is able to demystify building law for our business while successfully communicating our position on the law to us and then developing the best strategies that reduce or cancel risk. “Although Hawkins Hatton is a corporate lawyer, unlike traditional corporate counsel, their services are tailored to each client.

The depth and experience of their partners is rich and diverse, and they have a good relationship and give you the confidence you seek when dealing with legal matters. We do not hesitate to recommend them to one of our customers. “All the staff I have dealt with are easily accessible and able to convey technical legal issues in English that is easy for the layman to understand. “I worked closely with Ben Standing on planning issues – both complex and unusual! Ben is extremely approachable and very knowledgeable. He takes immediate advice and likes to chat before receiving instructions – this can be very beneficial as it allows you to focus on the most relevant topics. “Pennington`s approach is very sympathetic combined with exceptionally strong legal advice. The team is diligent and most transactions tend to be two-partner to ensure executive-level inputs are readily available. Billing rates are very competitive. Above all, they do what it takes to deliver transactions in a timely manner. “Bevan Brittan is an exceptionally good law firm that offers a highly professional and cost-effective service.” “Tom Rush and his team are exceptional in their ability to translate complex legal scenarios into an understandable and successful outcome for his clients.

He took the time to really understand our business and what we want to achieve in each of our transactions with him. Tom`s ability to communicate with our entire team and build a relationship that ensures the best for everyone involved is exemplary. “Matthew Jones and Martin Edwards are excellent legal advisors who adhere to agreed schedules and fees. Very knowledgeable – always keeping the big picture in mind. Trowers & Hamlins LLP`s “highly competent” team is commended for its willingness to “go above and beyond” for a diverse range of builders, local authorities and other developers. The practice is co-led by Fiona Thomson, a senior real estate lawyer whose business development is primarily focused on the industrial sector, and Chris Plumley, who specializes in large-scale public sector mandates, including major urban renewal programs and infrastructure projects of national significance. As co-leader of the regional practice for the public sector, Simon Robinson focuses on housing development issues ranging from strategic land promotion initiatives to land assembly issues. Digby Morgan leads the Midlands-based affordable housing supply and advises on PR-led development projects, portfolio sales and care facility leases.

Senior Partner Natalie Owen, who leads the real estate finance team in Birmingham, is also recommended. “The team has extensive business knowledge to provide effective and meaningful legal advice. Good balance between risk awareness and business judgment. “The planning team is very knowledgeable and excellent at explaining legal obligations and the potential impact on clients. “Their stakeholder management, project planning and flexibility have been exceptional. Their ability to work with board members, executives, other advisors, lenders and other legal advisors has been very effective. With offices in Birmingham and Worcester, Harrison Clark Rickerbys assists contractors, builders and businesses with their commercial and residential projects, including assistance with tenders and the preparation of new contract documents. Another important area of practice is litigious work – practice leaders Andrew James and Keith Blizzard act as arbitrators and legal counsel in disputes involving matters such as late claims. “Wright Hassall takes care of all our legal requirements for industrial property.

They are fast, friendly and professional. “Rosalind Andrews and Laura Greenman are involved in many of our ongoing projects. They are knowledgeable, accessible and have the ability to simplify complex issues to ensure that all parties are able to understand the legal situation. “Gateley`s Birmingham practice benefits from its heritage and DNA in affordable and pragmatic legal advice. The firm doesn`t like gadgets and makes us feel that our work is treated as a priority, while providing us with partner-led value. The company`s team works closely with the banking and tax teams, which is also a plus. Lanyon Bowdler has a large team with a large presence in the West Midlands and is ideally placed to advise a wide range of clients on all property matters. Based in Telford, Praveen Chaudhari leads the commercial and agricultural real estate teams, working with owners, tenants and developers working in retail, industry and agriculture. Andrew Evans, a senior partner based in Shrewsbury, is an experienced development specialist best known for his work in agriculture and renewable energy.

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