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East Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the East Midlands
Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the East Midlands - ranked: tier 1

BHW Solicitors

BHW Solicitors  stands out for its ‘exemplary service’, ‘professionalism at all times’ and its ‘extremely thorough approach’. The group primarily acts for small and medium-sized enterprises, and distinguishes itself from competitors through its specialisms in the aerospace, private equity, supply chain and secured lending sectors, acting for a client base with a geographical footprint that extends beyond the borders of the East Midlands. ‘Excellent’ practice head Ed Nurse often joins forces with ‘dedicated and enthusiastic’ corporate IT expert Matt Worsnop, who handles commercial matters. Senior associate Alex Clifton is also recommended. Recent highlights include advising MoneyThing on a new set of loan and security documents, and assisting with the redemption and refinancing of existing loans. Gardner Group, Nationwide Platforms and new client Oadby Plastics are also on the client roster.

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East Midlands: Private client

Agriculture and estates
Agriculture and estates - ranked: tier 2

BHW Solicitors

Praised for its ‘first-class service’, BHW Solicitors' practice focuses on development work, covering s106, promotion and option agreements, property acquisitions and disposals, tenancy work and succession planning. Renewable energy agreements and secured lending in relation to agricultural property are other key strengths. ‘Very professional and thorough’ practice head Kate Chorley recently acted alongside Ian Sanders, who joined from Nelsons Solicitors Limited, on the sale of land to Keller New Homes for residential development. James Coles and Sons, Boolers and Moneything Capital are also clients.

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East Midlands: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands
Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands - ranked: tier 2

BHW Solicitors

BHW Solicitors’ ‘superb’ team provides ‘first-class service’ and is especially well-versed in transactions in the retail and leisure sector; development projects; and leases for distribution and data centres. Investment property instructions, secured lending mandates and work for clients specialising in pension funds, including funding and refinance matters, are other areas of strength. The addition of Ian Sanders, who joined from Nelsons Solicitors Limited, and the launch of the firm’s specialist division for developer clients, has significantly strengthened the real estate practice. Beverley Merrell heads the practice, which includes the ‘very thorough and professional’ Kate Chorley and ‘very knowledgeable’ associate solicitor Eleanor Rattay. Julie White led advice for Next Holdings on the implementation of its national project to incorporate concessions into Next stores across the UK. Other clients include UK Mail Group, Lavendon Group and Natwest.

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East Midlands: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 3

BHW Solicitors

BHW Solicitors specialises in advising on software infrastructure projects and IT contracts, but also assists clients with the IT aspects of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. Data centre leases are another core area of expertise. Practice head Matt Worsnop, who is dual-qualified as a solicitor and electronic systems engineer, is especially adept at assisting with licencing agreements, website and App development agreements and IT project tenders. With support from corporate and commercial expert Ed Nurse, Worsnop advised DealTrak on updating its subscription agreements with the car brokers and dealers using DealTrak’s software platform in order to reflect the client’s updated pricing model. In another highlight the team assisted Performance Networks with the drafting of consolidated terms and conditions for its internet services, network and wifi infrastructure, telephony and ‘captive portal’ wifi services. Lavendon Group, Nationwide Platforms and Eclipse Group Solutions are also on the client list.

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