Paul Burton > JMW Solicitors LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

JMW Solicitors LLP
M3 3HG

Work Department

Real Estate Commercial


Partner specialising in a wide range of complex transactions across various sectors including telecommunications, residential, retail, education, leisure and energy specialising in development with a particular focus on strategic land, infrastructure and residential development.


Halliwells LLP (Manchester office) 2006 – 2010 (qualified in 2008); Gateley (Manchester office) 2010 – 2011 (as part of acquisition of Halliwells); DWF (Manchester office) 2011 – 2013; and JMW Solicitors LLP (Manchester office) 2013 – present.


The University of Sheffield – Law (LLB) 2001-2004; BPP Law School – LPC 2005-2006


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Lawyer Rankings

North West > Real estate > Commercial property: Manchester

With a client portfolio spanning a wide range of sectors, including investors and developers, the team at JMW Solicitors LLP offers a full real estate service. Thomas Pearson leads the practice with specialisms in healthcare and residential development in the region. Paul Burton continues to play a key role in infrastructure deals, notably advising national infrastructure platform CityFibre. The team was further strengthened by investment and development specialist David Frankland joining from DWF in early 2022, and Robin Sharp joining from Hill Dickinson LLP.