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Lester Aldridge LLP

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Roger Woolley

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Lester Aldridge LLP

Work Department

Real estate.


Roger is a Partner as well as Head of the Planning & Real Estate Development teams.

Roger specialises in major development projects, including site acquisitions, financing, development agreements and construction documentation and disposals. He regularly advises on joint ventures and collaborations.

Whilst dealing with a broad range of development projects, Roger has a particular interest in waterside developments, acting for a number of ports and marina operators, and the Healthcare sector. He deals with substantial and complex property transactions and property related projects on behalf of a range of client s across the UK.

Roger has a broad range of clients which includes developers, banks, port and marina operators, house builders and care home operators.

Roger is Lester Aldridge’s Chairman.


Trained Lester Aldridge; qualified 1983; partner Lester Aldridge 1985; managing partner 2000-2006; chairman 2011 to present.

South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Hampshire

Within: Commercial property: Hampshire

Lester Aldridge LLP's team's 'knowledge and advice on real world issues that can impact projects is incredible' according to one client. The team has notable expertise advising on issues pertaining to house building, investments, portfolio management and finance, especially in the telecoms, hotels, ports and marinas, and healthcare sectors. It is acting for CHG holdings on the development of a Travelodge in Somerset, work that includes advising on the site acquisition, planning and construction as well as assisting with a forward-funding agreement. The group also acted for Lewis Investment Fund on the acquisition of a large retail investment. McCarthy & Stone, Captiva Homes, Monzo Bank, Big Yellow and Bargate Homes are also among its clients. Practice head Matthew Barrow is highlighted 'for his extreme legal dexterity when dealing with complicated projects and for always having a solution to issues encountered with transactions'. Roger Woolley, Suki Samra and Mark Benham are other key partners. Laura Anne Burgess and Nicola Sutton are also noted.

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