Tony Fitzmaurice > Davitt Jones Bould > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Davitt Jones Bould
M3 3EB

Work Department

Commercial Property



Tony has advised a mixture of private sector developers, investors and public sector bodies on their property portfolios for over 30 years. Prior to joining DJB, he held the role of Head of Real Estate at both Cobbetts and Brabners (Manchester). He also has particular experience in property development and regeneration schemes including public/private partnerships.  He has Senior Statesman recognition in Chambers and Partners, one of the highest accolades.

Examples of Tony’s work includes: 

MediaCity Salford:  Acted as part of a team for Peel Media Ltd on the £1 billion MediaCity Project at Salford Quays.  This scheme involved the relocation of various BBC Departments including Sport and Children’s programmes to a new state of the art facility and the development of a separate studio facility for the use of the BBC and others.

Greengate Development:  Acted for Salford City Council on the Greengate Development, a new strategic gateway between Salford and Manchester where planning consent was granted for a 40,000m2 mixed use scheme.

Major Development Scheme in Bolton:  Acted for Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council on a flagship development scheme involving the construction of a new sports research facility for Bolton University, a new swimming pool and leisure centre for the Council and a wellbeing centre for Bolton PCT. 

Rapid Sale of a Tenanted Industrial Estate: Acted for a joint venture investment partnership on the sale of a tenanted Industrial Estate. The sale included the benefit of over twenty leases to occupational tenants.  Exchange of contracts was achieved within 24 hours of receiving instructions.

Disposal of a £24 Million Industrial Estate:  Acted on the £24 million disposal of a 25 acre industrial park on behalf of a private investor.  The 400,000sqft site is one of the largest multi-let industrial parks in the North West, containing a number of major industrial and leisure occupiers.


Year admitted:  1984

Previous roles and firms:  Partner and Head of Real Estate at Brabners LLP. Partner and former Head of Real Estate and Management Board Member at Cobbetts LLP.


SRA number:  128718

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Real estate > Commercial property: Manchester

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Tony FitzmauriceDavitt Jones Bould

The ‘highly experienced team’ at Davitt Jones Bould stands out with its work for central government clients, such as Highways England, while also advising other law firms, and assisting corporate clients and local authorities. Founding partner Madeleine Davitt – ‘ the doyenne of lawyers in terms of client care‘ – leads the practice in multiple offices across the country while prominent consultant Tony Fitzmaurice is regularly involved in high-profile matters. The team has been strengthened with new addition Abigail Kay from Clyde & Co LLP in December 2020; she is a specialist in retail estates management work.