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Freeths LLP

CUMBERLAND COURT, 80 MOUNT STREET, NOTTINGHAM, NG1 6HH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 936 9369
Fax:
Fax 0115 859 9600
DX:
10039 NOTTINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

COMPANY/FIRM: A development company
TESTIMONIAL: “I have worked with Freeths on an extremely important deal to my business where a successful outcome was crucial. The task was complex and required a sophisticated understanding of corporate and finance law but also commercial sense to engender an agreement that all parties could live with. Freeths’ skills and knowledge perfectly suited the task and I would not hesitate in deciding to work with them again.”


COMPANY/FIRM:  A manufacturing company
TESTIMONIAL: "I have worked with Ateeq for over 4 years and at all times found both their responsive and reliable corporate work, and as importantly general business advice, ideally suited to the needs of a fast growing SME. I would unreservedly recommend Freeths to others looking for corporate legal advice.”


COMPANY/FIRM: A large high street bank
TESTIMONIAL: “ I have worked with Freeths over the past six years - primarily in the arena of GP Surgery Developments. Freeths have been instrumental in putting together a bespoke package of Construction Documentation that has enabled Lloyds Bank Group to deliver a unique proposition to GP Partnerships about to embark on new Surgery Development. Freeths adopted a practical approach which is readily understood by all interested parties and are a joy to work with.”


COMPANY/FIRM: A large audit and tax firm
TESTIMONIAL: Freeths have provided us with excellent client service and commercial and pragmatic legal advice – a prerequisite in the restructuring arena. Technically solid, Freeths gives sound advice that can be applied to deliver a practical and cost effective solution. I look forward to working with you again.”


COMPANY/FIRM: A large property investment and development company
TESTIMONIAL: “I have worked with Freeths on a wide range of real estate finance transactions for over ten years.  They quickly get to the nub of issues, providing practical advice and solutions and have always delivered against deadlines, which on occasions have been challenging.  Freeths fit well with our team's way of doing business and their proven expertise in real estate, construction and planning".


COMPANY/FIRM: A large high street retailer
TESTIMONIAL: “There are few solicitors who manage to provide advice that is balanced from both a legal and commercial perspective but I am pleased to say this is something Freeths always delivers on. They are very approachable, punctual and someone I would definitely recommend.”

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