Gateley Legal

Real Estate Department

East Midlands
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What the team is known for Broad property practice advising a variety of clients, including developers, investors and occupiers. Regularly called upon for its expertise in real estate finance and distressed property transactions. Noted experience handling substantial acquisitions of student accommodation and retail developments. Also advises on matters concerning healthcare and industrial property.

Strengths One source comments: "The firm is proactive and very good at dealing with landowners and other solicitors alike. They are always clear and concise and can come up with solutions to tricky issues."

Work highlights Acted for Barberry Perry Barr on the acquisition and letting of a newly built 65,000 sq ft industrial unit, as well as its subsequent disposal to M&G for £9.5 million.

Notable practitioners


Adam Youatt
is head of the real estate team in Nottingham. He has notable experience in real estate investment and development, with a particular specialism in healthcare property, and is well equipped to advise clients on large property portfolios.
"Adam reacts quickly and does what he says he will do within the stated timescale."


Simon Taylor
heads the real estate team in Leicester. He specialises in complex development matters and has considerable experience in strategic land transactions, urban regeneration projects and industrial developments.
"We appreciate his honest, no-frills advice and the timely nature of his responses."