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DAC Beachcroft LLP

3 HARDMAN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 3HF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 934 3000
Fax:
Fax 0161 934 3288
DX:
14341 MANCHESTER 1
Email:
Web:
www.dacbeachcroft.com

Peter Williams

Tel:
Work 0161 934 3810
Email:
DAC BEACHCROFT LLP

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Peter is a partner in the real estate team in Manchester. His focus is property finance and investment but he is experienced in all aspects of commercial property. Peter acts for property investment fund managers and property companies in relation to sales, acquisition and asset management. He has specialist knowledge and experience in development joint ventures. In the property finance arena Peter acts for numerous banks and both senior, mezzanine and bridging lenders on new facilities and refinances.

Career

Trained Nabarro Nathanson; qualified 2000; solicitor Pinsent Masons 2000-04; associate 2004-07; senior associate 2007; partner DAC Beachcroft LLP 2007-present.

Member

Member of the Investors Property Forum.

Education

The University of Birmingham LLB (Hons) 1992-95; The College of Law (York) LPC 1995-96.


North West: Real estate

Commercial property: Manchester

Within: Commercial property: Manchester

DAC Beachcroft LLP’s ‘responsive and commercial’ department is ‘very thorough’ and specialises in large scale asset management work, fund management, property finance, residential and commercial developments. Team head Alison Key led advice for Hermes Real Estate Investment Management on the £322.5m sale of three of its major retail outlet centres to Land Securities and also led advice for Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, as administering authority for the Greater Manchester Pension Fund, on the purchase of the Morgan Quarter, Cardiff. Peter Williams handles property finance and corporate occupier work and advised Property Alliance Group on the £9.5m acquisition of two office buildings in Leeds. Adrian Wallbank acts for property developers, owners and occupiers, and has particular experience in the retail sector, and worked alongside colleagues in the firm’s national network of offices, in advising Royal London on the launch of its new UK property fund.  Legal directors Liz Donnelly, Rachael Reynolds, who was recently promoted and Leanne Murray, who heads the residential development team, are also recommended, as is senior associate Nick Molloy. Nick Beko joined gunnercooke LLP in 2017.

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