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WEY HOUSE, FARNHAM ROAD, GUILDFORD, GU1 4YD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01483 302264
Fax:
Fax 01483 302254
DX:
2423 GUILDFORD-1
Email:
Web:
www.stevens-bolton.com

Andrew Steele

Tel:
Work 01483 734219
Email:
Stevens & Bolton LLP

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Partner and head of the commercial property department. Andrew deals with all aspects of commercial property, with particular focus on occupiers, developers and banks financing investment purchases and development sites; head of corporate support; has acted on numerous complex and high-value transactions. Acts for clients in the aviation, retail and leisure, franchising and healthcare sectors.

Career

Trained Robson McLean; qualified Scotland 1996; England and Wales 1997; New South Wales 2002; solicitor Freshfields 1996-2000; Finers Stephens Innocent 2000-01; senior associate Freehills, Sydney 2001-03; associate Stevens & Bolton LLP 2003-06; partner 2006 to date; head of real estate 2016 to date;

Member

Law Society of Scotland.

Education

Hutcheson’s Grammar School; University of Edinburgh (1993 LLP Hons; 1994 DIPLP).

Leisure

Golf, skiing, other sports.


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Franchising

Within: Franchising

Stevens & Bolton LLP’s franchising team sits within the firm’s corporate and commercial department and includes practitioners from the dispute resolution, real estate and banking and finance teams, among others. Nicola Broadhurst heads up the group and has notable expertise in international franchise expansions, master franchise agreements, area development agreements and international unit franchise agreements. The practice also handles franchise business establishments, international issues, franchise disputes, IP-related work, ethical franchising, e-commerce matters, network resales and property mandates. Sarah Murray and Andrew Quick are the key contacts for contentious work, Andrew Steele handles real estate matters and Helen Wheddon focuses on property disputes, and Tom Lingard is an expert in brand protection and enforcement issues.

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Steele - Stevens & Bolton LLP

Within: Commercial property: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Stevens & Bolton LLP serves an impressive breadth of retail and leisure, developer, and investor clients in addition to lenders; it is on the panel of a number of banks. Andrew Steele is highly rated for his experience in the healthcare sector and for advising corporate occupiers. Howard Lupton's expertise includes industrial and out of town retail developments, joint ventures and forward funding. 'Trusted partner' Alex Watt is valued for his work on all types of acquisitions and related funding and he and Jonathan Cope 'work tirelessly to support [clients] and ensure the service given is exceptional.'

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