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Martin Hoare

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Gorvins Solicitors

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Real Estate & Commercial Property


Martin is Gorvins Solicitors Managing Partner and Head of the Real Estate team. Martin is one of the leading lawyers in the North West Real Estate market and has an enviable list of clients both on a local, regional and national basis. 

Specialising in commercial and residential development and investment work Martin is instrumental in advising his clients which include leading businesses, agents and property developers. Martin has been involved in many of the major city-centre office developments including the sale of King Street and the sale of Urban Splash properties to Places for People. Recognised as an influential commercial property solicitor his work includes forward sales and purchases, forward funding and pre-let agreements, strategic land options and development agreements. Clients include Urban Splash, Peel Group, Seddon Developments, NPL Estates, Oldham Council, Marcus Worthington Developments, Oddfellows, L2 Properties and Cannon & Kirk.


Qualified in 1998. Trainee and Associate Solicitor at Eversheds London from 1996 - 2000. Solicitor at Halliwells from 2000 - 2001. Solicitor at Addleshaw Goddard from 2001 - 2003. Bombardier Transportation from 2003 - 2004. Partner at Eversheds Manchester 2004 - 2010. Partner at Gorvins Solicitors from 2010 and current Managing Partner from December 2016.


Long Road Sixth Form College Cambridge 1991. Laws University College London 1994. LPC at Chester College of Law 1995

North West: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the North West

Within: Commercial property: elsewhere in the North West

Gorvins Solicitors is active across landlord and tenant, estate management work, property acquisitions and disposals, funding and development agreements, and also advises on secure lending, real estate restructuring and distressed property disposals. It advised Peel Media on the lease of three floors at Blue Tower, MediaCityUK to Kellogg Company and advised JWH Capital on the £18m acquisition of 140 apartments and reversionary interest in Liverpool Tower. The team also advised FO Developments on the £9m acquisition of a development site and the £7m sub-sale of part to Redrow Homes. Ourspace, Nong Lau Property and Wood Restaurant Group are also clients. Managing partner Martin Hoare leads the commercial property department and specialises in commercial and residential development and investment matters. Claire Beaumont and Samantha Marcus are key members of the team, as is consultant Colin Mellor.

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