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What the team is known for Offers broad capabilities in a range of commercial property matters, with particular strength in retail and leisure property work. Also regularly handles renewable energy projects and work for healthcare providers. Work includes sizeable investment sales and purchases, as well as the negotiation and completion of leases. Regularly appears on acquisition and disposal transactions relating to offices and industrial property.
Strengths A client observes: "The team is efficient and keeps you up to date, working closely enough with one another so there is seamless cover when one member is absent," adding: "The biggest strength is that the team is not only able to assist with legal advice, but also to give a commercial view."
Another client finds the firm "down to earth and practical, providing solutions and not just quoting the law."
Work highlights Advised Mears on estate management issues, including several contracts for the supply of properties, joint venture agreements and profit share agreements, in relation to the fulfilment of a government contract for provision of asylum accommodation.
Jo Bewley is a key contact.