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Buckles Solicitors LLP

Living Wage
GRANT HOUSE, 101 BOURGES BOULEVARD, PETERBOROUGH, PE1 1NG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01733 888888
Fax:
Fax 01733 888999
Email:
Web:
www.buckles-law.co.uk
London, Peterborough, Stamford
Buckles Solicitors LLP, Michael Blank, Peterborough, ENGLAND

Michael Blank

Tel:
Work 01733 888813
Email:
Buckles Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Agriculture, commercial property.

Position

Michael has a wide ranging experience of all aspects of commercial property transactions acting for both private and public sector clients. Clients include not only property developers, but also financial institutions, manufacturing companies with diverse property portfolios, clients in the retail sector, and other owner managed businesses. He is expert at the drafting and negotiation of all types of commercial lease. When acting for developers, Michael is able to guide them through the process of acquiring development land, then funding the development process and finally disposing of the completed development, whether on a freehold or leasehold basis, and to single or multiple occupiers. Michael is a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association and deals with the acquisition and disposal of agricultural land, whether for development or continuing agricultural use, and is also familiar with tenancies under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (and tenant succession issues) and Farm Business Tenancies granted in accordance with the Agricultural Holdings Act 1995. Michael is also familiar with the securitisation of commercial property finance on behalf of financial institutions.

Career

Trained Farrell Matthews and Weir; qualified 1988; assistant solicitor Beachcroft Stanleys (now Beachcroft LLP) 1988-90; assistant solicitor Finers (now Finers Stephens Innocent) 1990-91; assistant solicitor Hewitson Becke + Shaw 1991-93; assistant solicitor Greenwoods Solicitors 1994-2001; partner 2001-03; partner Buckles Solicitors LLP 2003-todate.

Languages

French.

Member

Agricultural Law Association, CLA

Education

University College of Wales, Aberystwyth (1984 LLB Hons); College of Law, Guildford (1985 LSF).

Leisure

Member of MCC, enjoys cricket, rugby, ornithology and rearing Tamworth pigs.

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