Philip Medford > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
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Phil is a partner in our real estate practice group and also our national head of residential development.

Phil specialises in major residential development schemes across the UK for some of the industry’s leading developers including Taylor Wimpey, David Wilson Homes, Barratt Homes, Redrow and Catesby Estates.

Phil’s experience includes leading our team acting for Centex Corp on the sale of Fairclough Homes to Miller Homes for £260m, advising on a 1,000 home urban extension for Taylor Wimpey, the sale of the Catesby Group to Urban&Civic plc, the East Kettering 5000 dwelling scheme and the purchase of Roland Bardsley Homes by David Wilson Homes. Phil is our Client Relationship Partner for Taylor Wimpey and Barratt Homes.

Phil has also advised on Collaboration Agreements between house builders on several major new settlements. In Chambers and Partners UK Guide Phil is recognised as a residential development expert and is referred to as “an excellent lawyer who has his finger on the pulse and the client’s job at the forefront of his mind”.

Phil is a member of the Home Builders Federation and he contributes articles to Housebuilder Magazine.




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West Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: Birmingham

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Philip MedfordEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Underpinned by its significant national footprint, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP fields one of the largest real estate practices in the West Midlands, working with various blue-chip clients on a formidable volume of high-value projects and redevelopment schemes across a myriad of sectors. Birmingham real estate head David Jones anchors the firm’s commercial development arm, acting for world-renowned investors and developers on major logistics ventures and mixed-use schemes.  National corporate real estate lead Dawn Hilton is a key contact for some of the firm’s most high-profile consumer goods and financial services sector clients, including luxury automotive manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. Global real estate practice chair Gurjit Atwal specialises in multi-jurisdictional commercial development and investment matters, while Philip Medford works with national house builders on residential development schemes. Iftkhar Ahmed focuses on consumer and financial institutions matters, whereas Mark Chester is a driving force behind many of the firm’s data centre projects, working with various owners and operators, both in the UK and internationally. All named lawyers are based in Birmingham.