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Mills & Reeve LLP

BOTANIC HOUSE, 100 HILLS ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 1PH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0344 880 2666
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122891 CAMBRIDGE 4
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www.mills-reeve.com

Tim Allsop

Tel:
Work 01223 222269
Email:
Mills & Reeve LLP

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Tim specialises in commercial real estate work and his particular expertise is in major development projects, joint ventures and real estate finance. The majority of his clients are from the education and local authority sectors although he also has extensive experience of representing private sector developers and landowners. In recent years Tim has acted on most types of real estate matters for just about every type of client and takes great pride in being part of one of the leading teams of real estate lawyers in the country. Following a recent transaction, one client commented: ‘The star of the show is definitely Tim: his drafting of the complex legal documentation, conduct of the negotiations with the other side and absolute grasp of what matters to us the client, were just outstanding.’ Tim speaks frequently at conferences and seminars on real estate matters, particularly those of interest to education clients. He is also the firm contact on UKSPA, the UK Science Parks Association.

Career

Trainee solicitor Slaughter and May 1992-1994; solicitor 1994-1997; solicitor Herbert Smith 1997-2001; associate Mills & Reeve 2001-02; partner 2002.

Member

Law Society.

Education

Bishop’s Stortford College; Selwyn College Cambridge (1990 MA Hons History).

Leisure

Running, swimming, cycling, walking, football (Arsenal), history and wine.


East Anglia: Real estate

Commercial property: Cambridge

Within: Commercial property: Cambridge

Mills & Reeve LLP has a large commercial property practice that handles regional, national and international property transactions for blue-chip clients. It has a nationally recognised specialist real estate finance team, led from Cambridge by Charles Staveley, who acts for institutional pension funds, management houses, property companies, and onshore and offshore investors. Key partner Vincenzo Maggio handles investment work and landlord and tenant matters, particularly those involving science parks. The firm's development work in the higher education sector is led by partner Michelle Cookson, while Christine De Ferrars Green handles large development projects for clients such as Urban&Civic and Keepmoat Homes. Nick Finlayson-Brown, who is now head of the Cambridge office, Richard Noble and Tim Allsop are also key partners in the practice.

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