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Berry Smith LLP

Real Estate

2 ranked lawyersBand 3WalesUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded practice with a wide range of clients including investors, developers, retailers, banks and public sector bodies. Particular expertise in handling matters relating to commercial lending and development, with complementary strengths in related practice areas such as dispute resolution and insolvency.

Strengths

One source says: "Berry Smith is a long-established and reputable name in the market and we greatly value our relationship with the senior team."

Another interviewee praises the team as "good, experienced and very helpful."

Work highlights

Advised Bridgend County Borough Council on the redevelopment of harbour and maritime facilities in Porthcawl.

Notable practitioners

Martin Pursall is head of the commercial property department’s secured lending team. He advises on development projects and associated financing, as well as handling commercial leasing transactions.
"He is very knowledgeable on property law." "Martin is very adept technically and has a good understanding of development issues."

Roger Berry is a senior consultant at the firm and has great depth of experience in the real estate sector. His expertise includes development work as well as commercial landlord and tenant matters.
"Roger is phenomenal - an amazing, clever and technical lawyer who is one of the best."

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Wales

Real Estate


Martin Pursall
Band 2
Roger John Berry
Senior Statespeople