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Stone King LLP

13 QUEEN SQUARE, BATH, BA1 2HJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01225 337599
Fax:
Fax 01225 335437
DX:
8001 BATH
Email:
Web:
www.stoneking.co.uk

Hugh Pearce

Tel:
Work 01225 324406
Email:
Stone King LLP

Work Department

Commercial property.

Position

Hugh is a Partner and advises on a broad range of property matters including construction contracting and planning though, by his own admission, he has a special interest in the more complex development joint venture and project related work.

Hugh works most closely with Stone King’s charity and education clients and is a senior member of both the firm’s Charity & Social Enterprise Property and Education Property Teams. He also leads the firm’s Faith Organisations Team.

Career

Trained Stephenson Harwood; qualified 1991; Stephenson Harwood 1991-93; Eversheds 1993-97; paternity leave 1997-98; Somerfield Group (in house) 1998-2000; partner Stone King 2000 to date.

Member

Law Society; Charity Law Association; Charity Property Association; Conference of Solicitors for Catholic Charities; Ecclesiastical Law Society.

Education

Davenant Foundation Grammar School, Loughton, Essex; Durham University (1986 BSc Hons Geography); College of Law, Chancery Lane (1988 CPE; 1989 LSF).

Leisure

Family, cricket, hill walking, plant/animal husbandry and choral singing.


South West: Real estate

Commercial property: M4 Corridor and Gloucestershire

Within: Commercial property: M4 Corridor and Gloucestershire

Stone King LLP runs a dynamic cross-office property team with experience in general commercial property and property finance, but is perhaps best known for its prolific non-profit client-base, which includes a host of religious charities, educational bodies, community groups and cultural charities. Joanne Burton assisted Harrow College with a £10m disposal of two adjoining sites to a foreign SPV. Similarly, Hugh Pearce is instructed by the National Heritage Memorial Fund, in addition to various religious organisations and diocese. Sarah Lane has advised No. 1 Loungers on a number of leasing transactions involving the client’s operations in various UK hub airports, including Heathrow and Gatwick. In the property finance space, Stephanie Howarth acted for a European bank in relation to a number of multimillion-pound property finance and refinance transactions.

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