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Marc Carter

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Real estate.


Partner in commercial property business unit specialising in development and investment work, including development agreements, finance agreements, forward purchase agreements, forward funding agreements, agreements for lease, conditional contracts, options, equity sharing leases, investment acquisitions and disposals and commercial leases. Clients include the Stepnell group of companies, the Jelmac group of companies, The Midcounties Co-Operative Ltd, Kenmare Estates Ltd, Perrys Motor Sales Ltd, City & County Investments (Scotland) Ltd, Natwest/RBS, Greensand Trust, Church UK Retail Ltd, Crockett & Jones Ltd, Cheaneys Shoes Ltd.


Qualified 1988; Norton Rose; DLA Piper; partner Hewitsons 2007.


Law Society.


University of Reading (1985 Law 2(1)); College of Law, Guildford (1986 LSF).


Football, paintings, reading, travel.

East Midlands: Public sector


Within: Education

Hewitsons' multi-disciplinary education team advises on real estate and construction projects, data protection law and freedom of information matters, as well as assisting with the restructuring of academies and independent schools and a range of commercial issues, including student and pupil issues and service and outsourcing agreements. Chris Knight heads the team, with key support from associate Virginia Henley. Real estate partners Marc Carter and Patricia Kempson regularly act on behalf of education sector clients.

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East Midlands: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands

The ‚Äėexcellent‚Äô team at Hewitsons¬†‚Äėprovides timely and pragmatic advice‚Äô and handles a varied workload that ranges from commercial and residential development to real estate asset and portfolio management. The group is particularly experienced in the public sector and boot and shoe manufacturing industry, with motor dealerships and the healthcare sectors being additional areas of strength. The department also provides corporate support, assists with funding matters, and is adept at advising clients from the charities and mines and minerals sectors. Key figures include practice head¬†David Wells¬†and¬†Patricia Kempson, who split their time between Northampton and Milton Keynes, as well as¬†Northampton-based practitioners Marc Carter¬†and Claire Howard-Amos. The team recently assisted the owners of Northlands Veterinary Hospital with the sale of a multi-site veterinary practice, involving the transfer of eight freehold properties and lease transfers. Stepnell Group, Cheaney Shoes and Medigold Health Consultancy are clients.

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