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Nelsons Solicitors Limited

PROVINCIAL HOUSE, 37 NEW WALK, LEICESTER, LE1 6TU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0116 222 6666
Fax:
Fax 0116 222 6650
DX:
141220 LEICESTER 19
Email:
Web:
www.nelsonslaw.co.uk
Derby, Leicester, Nottingham

James Coningsby

Tel:
Work 0116 222 6663
Email:
Web:
www.nelsonslaw.co.uk/people/james-coningsby/
Nelsons Solicitors Limited

Work Department

Commercial property.

Position

Partner. Areas of practice include retail property; voluntary sector property; commercial and residential development; secured lending; business leases; investment property; planning and environment; and school academy conversion services.

Career

Trained Marrons; qualified 1990; partner Nelsons 2000. Previously partner in Ironsides.

Member

Law Society Property Section; Procon Leicestershire; Commercial Real Estate Legal Association (CRELA).

Education

Tonbridge School; De Montfort University (1987 LLB).

Leisure

Tennis; playing the double bass.


East Midlands: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Nelsons Solicitors Limited provides ‘excellent service at all levels’. Practice head James Coningsby is particularly noted for his property expertise, although the team handles employment, corporate and education matters, as well as contentious and non-contentious probate and trust mandates. Court of Protection specialist Richard Grosberg is also recommended. Clients include the McNally Browson Foundation which the team advised on its obligations under trust and charity law, and the Nottingham Industrial Museum, which instructed the group to assist with ongoing charity advice and administration services. The National Space Centre and the Congregational Federation are also clients.

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East Midlands: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Nelsons Solicitors Limited specialises in property finance, residential development and property work in the charities and education sectors. James Coningsby, the main adviser in the Leicester office, is especially well-versed in urban development work, but the team also fields a strong practice in refinancing work. Led by Coningsby, the group recently advised Abode Hallam on the disposal of a £32m PRS Development in Sheffield by way of forward funding sale, leveraging the team’s construction and planning expertise. In other work, the department acted for GS Developments on its £2.35m acquisition of a development site at Abbey Meadows in Leicester. Aimrok Holdings, Shalis and Kenworth also instructed the team. Associate Ian Sanders joined BHW Solicitors.

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