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Butcher & Barlow LLP

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20506 BURY

James Hodgson

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Butcher & Barlow LLP

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Commercial Property, Company Commercial, Pensions




Trained at Butcher & Barlow; Qualified in 2008; Partner in 2014


Fallibroome High School, University of Leicester - LLB, Staffordshire University LPC


Gardening, Canoeing, Swimming

North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the North West

Within: Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the North West

Butcher & Barlow LLP is based across its Northwich, Bury and Runcorn offices and the corporate and commercial team delivers ‘excellent response times’. It is experienced in the sale and purchases of companies, with expertise in the care home, brewery industry and hospitality sector. The team advised Onfab on a £3m investment by Foresight and also advised Electrical Project Installations on its sale to KBE Holdings. The ‘very engaging’ Jonathan Aldersley is ‘able to provide a common-sense analysis of matters’ and produces ‘quick, practical and commercial advice’. James Hodgson handles share transactions and advises on company structures and Justin Kelly handles a range of commercial matters. Andrew MacKenzie and Rebecca Jepson were promoted to partner in May 2018.

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North West: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the North West

Within: Commercial property: elsewhere in the North West

The ‘efficient’ team at Butcher & Barlow LLP is active across land acquisitions, planning and development matters in the commercial and residential sectors, public house sales and purchases, and commercial refinancing mandates. It advised on the £7.25m acquisition of Holmes Chapel Business Park on behalf of the Trustees of the Booth Charities. Fords of Winsford, Liberty SIPP and Throstles Nest Developments are also clients. Sandbach-based John Hyatt heads the team and is ‘clear and concise with his advice’. In Northwich, commercial team head Jonathan Aldersley is praised for his ‘ability to provide strategic solutions’ and  Dianne Mooney is also recommended. Bury-based James Hodgson’s ‘knowledge, attention to detail and patience is impressive’ and  Mark Fletcher in Leigh is also a key member of the team.

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