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Freeths LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Particularly noted for its significant experience in logistics and retail sector property transactions. Frequently assists with commercial lease negotiations, as well as portfolio management, acquisitions and site assembly issues. Noteworthy clients include developers, local councils and national retailers.

Strengths

"They're commercial, have good legal understanding and get deals done," states one source.

"I can always call one of their lawyers and they will be totally on top of everything and understand any issues," another interviewee remarks.

Work highlights

Assisted Leeds City Council with the redevelopment of a city centre site, as part of a significant regeneration project.

Notable practitioners

John Flathers regularly assists clients with acquisitions and sales, as well as the real estate aspects of corporate transactions. He counts significant real estate investors and developers among his clients.
"He's an experienced and knowledgeable real estate lawyer."

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Real Estate Department

Freeths LLP

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3rd Floor

100 Wellington Street

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 4LT

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John Flathers
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