Guy Winfield > Freeths LLP > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Freeths LLP
CUMBERLAND COURT
80 MOUNT STREET
NOTTINGHAM
NG1 6HH
England

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Partner and head of the Real Estate team in Nottingham specialising in commercial development (town centre, retail and industrial) as well as residential development, property investment and property finance. Guy also leads the team acting for one of the UK’s leading gym operators.

“Clients comment that he provides a best in class service with the ability to respond to matters very quickly, accurately and efficiently and has a skill of thinking laterally and “outside the box” often keeping deals alive and finding solutions to problems that would otherwise make a deal not happen”

Career

Trained Freeths LLP; qualified 2003; partner 2011 to date.

Memberships

Law Society.

Education

Loughborough Grammar School; Magdalene College, Cambridge University (1999 MA (Cantab))

Leisure

Tottenham Hotspur fan, keen (but poor!) golfer and a general fan of the great outdoors.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: Nottingham and Derby

Freeths LLP‘s real estate practice spans site acquisitions, planning issues, portfolio management work and commercial and residential developments.  The bulk of the team is based in Nottingham and includes a notable number of specialist partners: Jon Smart is a specialist in the care sector who also advises on outlet shopping development projects; Darren Williamson handles portfolio transfers; and practice head Guy Winfield focuses on developments. The group also has a Derby presence, primarily through Janet Rhodes, who acts as the office’s managing partner.  James Clamp departed in January 2021 to take up an in-house role, while residential development and social housing specialist Matthew Grocock joined gunnercooke LLP in late 2020.