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Knights PLC

34 POCKLINGTONS WALK, LEICESTER, LE1 6BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0116 262 4225
Fax:
Fax 0116 251 2009
DX:
10837 LEICESTER-1
Email:
Web:
www.spearingwaite.com

Richard Wyvill

Tel:
Work 0116 262 4225
Email:
Web:
www.knightsplc.com
Knights plc

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Partner within Real Estate department. Emphasis on leasehold work with a strong bias towards acting for national retailers and distributors in their acquisition of new premises.

Career

Trained Rich & Carr, Leicester; qualified 1994; Harfield Pickering 1997; Harvey Ingram 1999; Spearing Waite 2007; partner 2008. Partner Knights plc 2018 following their acquisition of Spearing Waite.

Education

Marist College, Hull; University of Leicester (LLB Hons 2(2)).

Leisure

Travel, photography, music, rugby, American football, surfing.


East Midlands: Real estate

Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Within: Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Spearing Waite LLP fields a ‘top-flight’ practice that is ‘extremely capable and very diligent’. The team acts for commercial and residential clients on portfolio management and restructuring transactions, real estate finance and plot sales, in addition to having a strong track record advising investor and developer clients. The practice was bolstered by the recruitment of planning and environment specialist Pritpal Singh Swarn from Wright Hassall LLP. Other key figures include senior partner and practice head Tom Bower and Karen Herbert, who are noted for their ‘knowledge and tenacity’; Richard Wyvill, who is ‘an experienced shopping centre expert’; and Satpaul Dard , who is ‘incredibly fast-working whilst maintaining an excellent level of detail and service’. Dard recently led advice for Blue Inc on the acquisition of the business and assets of A. Levy & Son involving 125 prime leasehold properties from the company’s administrators. Erin Vickers and Siobhan Smyth are also recommended.

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