DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Sintons

Real Estate

2 ranked lawyersBand 3North EastUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Comprehensive regional real estate practice with an impressive client roster consisting of banks and residential developers, among other organisations. Recognised for its expertise in the healthcare property market and remains active in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors. Regularly acts for clients on acquisitions and disposals, as well as real estate finance matters. Also noted for its handling of agricultural property matters on behalf of farmers, landowners and rural businesses.

Strengths

An interviewee comments: "The team is well organised, genuine and very diligent."

Work highlights

Advised Sansec Developments on the acquisition of a redevelopment site in Cumbria, as well as the subsequent development and pre-letting of the property to the Cooperative Group.

Notable practitioners

Mark Dobbin is an experienced property lawyer who is head of the real estate department at Sintons. He advises landowners and developers on a range of matters related to commercial and residential property, including large-scale development projects and acquisitions with considerable planning requirements.
"Mark’s strengths as a property lawyer are numerous. He is a particularly gifted negotiator and acts on behalf of his clients both effectively and in a manner that is amenable and entirely non-confrontational. He is a brilliant and highly effective problem solver."

Paul Liddle has great depth of experience in the real estate sector and is particularly adept at handling transactions relating to the acquisition and sale of residential developments. He regularly acts for regional developers, as well as energy sector clients.

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North East

Real Estate


Mark Dobbin
Band 3
Paul Liddle
Band 4