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Hewitsons

SHAKESPEARE HOUSE, 42 NEWMARKET ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB5 8EP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01223 461155
Fax:
Fax 01223 316511
DX:
133155 CAMBRIDGE 8
Email:
Web:
www.hewitsons.com

Michael Russell

Tel:
Work 01223 532750
Email:
Web:
www.hewitsons.com
Hewitsons

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Associate

Career

Michael advises on a full range of non-contentious Real Estate matters, including leases and landlord and tenant issues, sales/purchases, property development, property issues for charities and the property aspects of corporate transactions. He has acted for private and public companies, individuals, charities and local authorities and other government institutions.

Education

Michael read law at Exeter University and trained and worked for several years in the City before joining Hewitsons in 2007.


East Anglia: Real estate

Commercial property: Cambridge

Within: Commercial property: Cambridge

At Hewitsons¬†‚Äėthe level of service is good‚Äė and the ‚Äėuser-friendly, sound and practical team has an excellent knowledge base and is both quick to respond and comprehensive in its protection of clients‚Äô interests'. One client describes it as¬†‚Äėthe best all round local firm for those dealing in property and development'. The firm has a long-established and respected commercial property practice that has recognised expertise in¬†site acquisitions and disposals, strategic land transactions, development projects and property asset management across East Anglia and further afield. Its client base includes standout names such as¬†the Homes and Communities Agency, Turnstone Estates and Hill Residential Limited, and the firm receives regular instructions from¬†technology, biotechnology and life sciences companies based in Cambridge, as well as from numerous Oxbridge Colleges.¬†James Simpson¬†leads the Cambridge real estate practice and is ‚Äėpragmatic - he has no ego to fuel'. He handled several joint venture agreements for Hill Residential last year, and also advised it on the University of Cambridge‚Äôs North West Cambridge development site, which has a development value of ¬£150m. The project will create¬†a new mixed academic and urban community on the¬†140-hectare site, which currently contains a mix of farmland and University buildings.¬†Susanne Hinde, who handles property investment and landlord/tenant matters,¬†is ‚Äėin tune with clients‚Äô requirements and always approachable'. Partner¬†Graeme Sampson, senior associate¬†Ceri Riddell¬†and associate¬†Michael Russell¬†are also recommended.¬†Martin Smith¬†joined¬†Maples Teesdale LLP.

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