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Freeths LLP

3RD FLOOR, THE COLMORE BUILDING, 20 COLMORE CIRCUS, QUEENSWAY, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6AT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 634 2575
Fax:
Fax 0845 634 2576
DX:
13024 BIRMINGHAM 1
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Mitchell Ball

Tel:
Work 0845 077 9675
Email:
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Partner, dealing with commercial property and property finance. Focus and specialism on retail development work. Dealing with a large number of site acquisitions for major supermarket.

Career

Trained Eversheds LLP; qualified 1994; trainee to senior associate Eversheds 1992-2001; partner Squire Sanders (formerly Hammonds) 2005-13; partner Freeths LLP 2013.

Member

Investment Property Forum.

Education

Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth 1st, Leicester (1986-88); University of Nottingham (Law (First Class Hons) 1988-91); University of Northumbria (LLM Commercial Law 2009-11, commendation).

Leisure

Watching Leicester Tigers, cycling, skiing.


London: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

The regional and national teams at Freeths LLP have considerable  geographical reach. Nathan Holden, based in Birmingham advises on real estate and commercial projects including town centre expansions and Mitchell Ball, also based in Birmingham, has extensive retail development expertise. Other key names to note are Stephen Pearson and Christopher Waumsley in Nottingham and Philippa Dempster in London. It is dealing with all the 'right to buy' work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich and is advising the London Borough of Havering on the acquisition of Havering College of Further and Higher Education’s Quarles Campus for £5.5m and the subsequent leaseback of the campus to the College for two years.

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West Midlands: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Freeths LLP¬†is led by local government law specialist Nathan Holden¬†who regularly advises on real estate and commercial matters,¬† and recently worked with Leicester City Council on the redevelopment of its Waterside site. Private equity and corporate specialist Lee Clifford¬†conducted due diligence support on state aid for Birmingham City Council. Commercial property expert Mitchell Ball¬†provides ‚Äėthoughtful‚Äô and ‚Äėconsidered‚Äô advice and assisted Cherwell District Council with its acquisition of Castle Quay Shopping Centre.

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