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BPE Solicitors LLP is ‘a superb outfit’ with a team of ‘commercially minded’ lawyers led by Antonia Shield. Highlights included advising on acquisitions for Pure Gym, SuperGroup and Tiger, while real estate finance specialist Jo Bewley acted on a number of surgery site acquisitions and developments. Tim Williams is also recommended.

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP’s ‘excellent’ team advises residential and commercial property investors (with a particular focus on residential investment funds) on the purchase and disposal of property portfolios. The practice is headed by Nigel Morton and Ian Brothwood, who also heads the personal and occupational pensions team.

Alex Pinhey leads the team at Thrings LLP. Edward Jackman acted for a landowner on the grant of an option agreement to a commercial developer.

Royds Withy King’s ‘knowledgeable’ five-partner team is led by Paul Daniels and ‘provides commercial advice’. Edward Cooke is ‘an expert at negotiating complex land deals’. Peter Foskett is also recommended.

Harrison Clark Rickerbys has a strong following among clients in the charity and education sectors. Mark Carter is ‘an excellent secured lending lawyer’ and is recommended alongside the ‘very experienced’ Mark Fabian.

Stone King LLP advises a number of clients in the education and charity sectors, as well as private sector clients. Hugh Pearce is praised for his ‘excellent knowledge and practical approach’.

Nigel Whittaker heads the team at Willans LLP and is ‘excellent at providing pragmatic solutions to complex problems’. Clients include Shelter, Gloucester Cathedral and Clydesdale Bank. The ‘thorough and responsive’ Susie Wynne is also recommended.

Recent highlights for Knights Professional Services Limited include acting for a local authority pension fund on the acquisition of a new shopping centre, and assisting with the management of freehold and leasehold property portfolios for an international financial services group. Mark Anton-Smith is recommended.

Ben Slade at Maitland Walker LLP specialises in transactions in the leisure sector.

Mogers Drewett LLP acts for a range of developers, funders and businesses with regional property portfolios. Ian Davies left the firm in September 2016.

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  • Parking rights: here to stay? Consent might be the surprising answer 

    In the field of the acquisition of easements by prescription, little has caused more consternation over the last decade or so than the question of whether a right to park cars can be acquired by twenty years user as of right. The types of property capable of being adversely affected range from individual residential units all the way up to major development sites. The establishment of such a right can have a devastating impact on the value of the burdened land.

    - Falcon Chambers

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