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Gateley Legal

Real Estate

4 ranked lawyersBand 2West MidlandsUK 2022 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

"The property team at Gateley has been excellent on all of our transactions," says a client, going on to praise the team as "prompt, responsive and proactive."

Another reports: "The firm has strength in depth but the main partners still deal with our transactions day to day, meaning we get the quality of work with the resources to back it up."

Work highlights

Advised a consortium including Homes England, Taylor Wimpey and Vistry on the promotion and delivery structures for the Langley Sustainable Urban Extension on the outskirts of Birmingham.

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.

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.

Richard Pettifor focuses on development work, including large commercial schemes such as office redevelopments and logistics sites.
"Richard is intelligent, experienced and practical in his approach."

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
Richard Pettifor
Band 3
Tim Ledger
Band 2