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Gateley Legal

Real Estate

3 ranked lawyersBand 2West MidlandsUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded practice noted for its development expertise in both the residential and commercial spheres, with considerable strength in handling regeneration projects. Also has notable experience in the development of warehouses and other industrial property. Clients include financial institutions and high-profile residential developers and house builders.

Strengths

According to an impressed client, "Gateley is an excellent firm that is very client-focused and always offers a good service."

One source speaks highly of this "incredibly strong team."

Work highlights

Acted for Bloor Homes on the development of the North West Cheltenham Urban Extension at Elms Park which will deliver 4,000 new homes, a district centre, two schools, community space and 23 hectares of employment zoned land.

Notable practitioners

Callum Nuttall has vast residential development experience and leads the firm's practice nationally on this front. He regularly acts on sizeable residential, regeneration and urban extension schemes for landowners, house builders and land promoters.
"Callum is technically able and renowned in the sector." "He is able to translate legal jargon and make it easy to understand."

Ray Simpson frequently acts for property developers and investors in the commercial real estate sector. He advises on substantial projects concerning industrial, office and retail properties, among others.
"He is a good lawyer who has really good client skills and knows his craft very well."

Tim Ledger heads the firm's residential development offering in Birmingham. He frequently acts for land promoters, as well as national house builders, on a range of development projects.

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West Midlands

Real Estate


Callum Nuttall
Band 1
Ray Simpson
Band 3
Tim Ledger
Band 2