Peter Kershaw > Addleshaw Goddard > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Addleshaw Goddard
M2 3DE

Work Department

Real estate.


Peter leads the Manchester real estate team and has a wealth of experience across various sectors. He is a focused and committed advisor, transacts large complex deals and has a proven track record of working collaboratively with clients’ internal and external teams to originate new processes and protocols to streamline and improve working practices.

Peter advises investors, developers, financiers, corporate occupiers and public bodies. He has expertise in all real estate markets and their derivatives at every stage of the economic/political cycle. He understands market trends and keeps close to policy issues

As well as being an Account Partner for Hermes/ MEPC, Sainsbury’s and Standard Life, Peter’s experience includes:

  • Advising corporate occupier clients on root and branch reviews of their procurement processes regarding their interactions with intermediaries and their process for the acquisition, management and disposal of properties, leading to new systems and ways of working
  • Advising on the development of Wellington Place in Leeds, 1.5million sq ft of commercial, retail, leisure and residential space and one of the largest and most prestigious new city centre business quarters in Europe
  • Working with clients on constructing new propositions, including exposition of regulatory matters and the performance of letting documents, to engage better with the market

Peter is a founding Member of LandAid’s North West Board.


Articled Addleshaw Booth & Co; qualified 1989; Addleshaw Booth & Co (now Addleshaw Goddard) 1987-96; partner 1996 to date.


Law Society of England and Wales; board member of North West Property Investment Forum.


Saddleworth Secondary School; Leicester University; Chester College of Law (1986 LLB).


Family time, mountain biking and cooking.