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Peter Horner

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Langleys Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Commercial property.


Peter (commercial property partner) has over 20 years’ experience advising on commercial property transactions. Peter focuses on freehold acquisitions, disposals and property development.


Trained Sheffield; qualified 1986; partner Langleys 2001; worked at British Coal; Nabarro Nathanson; Shoosmith & Harrison; Russell Adie Pickwell; qualified as a notary public in 2010.


Thomas Beckett Upper School, Northampton; University of Nottingham (1983 BA Hons); Nottingham Polytechnic (1984 Solicitors Finals); Cambridge (2009, Dip Notarial Studies).

East Midlands: Public sector


Within: Education

Langleys Solicitors LLP combines ‘outstanding service’ with ‘exemplary legal knowledge’. Academy conversions make up the largest part of the caseload, but the team is also experienced in education-specific employment work and investigations by local authorities. Practice head Kate Hindmarch recently led advice for the Humber Education Trust on the establishment of a new twelve-school multi-academy trust, involving a mix of existing academies, community schools and a private finance initiative school. Property specialist Peter Horner impresses with ‘fantastic advice’.

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East Midlands: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Langleys Solicitors LLP has particular strength in mixed-use development work, but also handles mandates relating to student housing, commercial and residential investment and landlord and tenant work. Key figures include practice head Peter Horner, who is also a notary public, and the ‘excellentSarah Miles. The practice recently advised Intuitive Standard on the transfer of a property portfolio into a limited company and acted for Melbourne Holdings on the purchase of two office blocks as investment properties, including one fully let with a telecoms mast. Jackson & Jackson Developments, Thames Ambulance Services and The University of Lincoln are additional clients.

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