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Addleshaw Goddard

100 BARBIROLLI SQUARE, MANCHESTER, M2 3AB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 934 6000
Fax:
Fax 0161 934 6060
DX:
14301 MANCHESTER
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Stephen Kinsey

Tel:
Work 0161 934 6866
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Non-contentious real estate. Specialising in investment and development/regeneration of commercial property. Main adviser to several well-known North West property investment and development companies as well as a number of other real estate businesses. Has experience of acting for the public and private sectors and for partnerships bewteen the two. Deals with large portfolio acquisitions, disposals and management and development projects many of which are strategically sensitive.

Career

Trained Slater Heelis; qualified 1980, 1978-80 articled clerk, 1980-84 solicitor, 1984-98 partner; 1998-2011 partner, Cobbetts; 2011 – partner, Addleshaw Goddard. Director, Eastlands Homes Partnership Limited,  City South Housing Trust Limited,  One Manchester Limited and Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership.

Languages

French

Member

Investment Property Form and Forum for the Built Environment

Education

Altrincham Grammar School; Manchester University LLB (2:1 Hons).

Leisure

Theatre, running, food and wine


North West: Real estate

Commercial property: Manchester

Within: Leading individuals

Stephen Kinsey - Addleshaw Goddard

Within: Commercial property: Manchester

The ‘impressive’ team at Addleshaw Goddard provides ‘excellent service from partner level through to the paralegals’ and is ‘a key choice in Manchester for the top real estate transactions’; Stephen Kinsey continues to advise Bruntwood in relation to the Circle Square development in Manchester; and department head Peter Kershaw acted for Standard Life on the £70.7m acquisition of 33 Foley Street in London’s Fitzrovia, from Kier Property and acted for Corestate Capital Holdings on the £48m purchase of the Royal Liver Building in Liverpool from Royal London. Kershaw also led advice for Hermes Investment Management on the largest ever office pre-let in Leeds for a new regional government hub. Legal directors; Michael Corbett, who is experienced in the retail sector, Lucy Butterworth, Julie Hodkinson, who is experienced in renewable energy projects, railway property and projects specialist Robin Warburton, and Brian Ghatan, who is ‘especially skilled at navigating complex refinancing transactions’, are key members of the department, as are the ‘pragmaticCatherine Fearnhead and Vicky Niescier, who has ‘incredible knowledge and is extremely professional’. The team was significantly bolstered in 2018 by the hire of a six-partner team from Irwin Mitchell, which includes Anita Weightman, (former head of department at Irwin Mitchell), Paul Barnard, Patrick Duffy, real estate litigator Chris Perrin, Tony Weightman and planning lawyer Emily Williams. Colette Withey left the firm to join Ernst & Young.

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