Real Estate - South West
Basic facts about the department
- 15 partners (7 Bristol, 5 Exeter, 3 Plymouth)
- 81 other qualified lawyers (20 Bristol, 39 Exeter, 22 Plymouth)
- Office locations ranked: Exeter, Plymouth
What the team is known for Growing development practice with a focus on social housing and residential development projects. Specialist expertise in property investment and finance matters.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"Their ability to communicate the principles in an impressively simple manner came across very well."
"They keep me informed and stick to my instructions, and they're very good at effectively advising on strategy."
What's new? Education and telecoms specialist Duncan Tringham joins the Plymouth office from Burges Salmon. Fran Button and Dan Cuthbert also join the firm.
Work highlights Advised Akkeron Leisure on the £50 million development at Higher Home Park in Plymouth.
Acted for M Baker on the £5 million investment acquisition of a former Ford dealership development site.
Duncan Tringham has a wide range of commercial property experience, including acquisitions, disposals and developments. One client comments that "he deals with the right amount of details to allow the project to progress. He gets the very best deal for his client."
Simon Gregory is praised as "one of the leading lawyers in Exeter on property development." He is frequently instructed by landowners, house builders and developers on all aspects of property development.
Imam Qazi is widely recognised for his specialist work in the Islamic finance market. Clients praise his "flexibility and commerciality," adding that "he's very helpful." He advised 90 North Real Estate Partners on the £43 million acquisition of the student accommodation village, The Green, in Bradford.
Richard Sutton's clients describe him as "very reliable and very thorough." He acts for a number of private sector clients and financial institutions, including Mount Wise and Vospers Motor House.
Significant clients ADAPT Properties, Dimah Capital, First Great Western, Plymouth University, Lloyds TSB.