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Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP

Real Estate

2 ranked lawyersBand 3YorkshireUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Offers broad property expertise including in relation to landlord and tenant work and residential and retail-led development. Regularly works with public sector bodies on urban regeneration projects. Well equipped to handle the full range of investment transactions. Frequently advises clients on the development of retail premises and agricultural estates.

Strengths

One commentator notes: "It is a very good team in terms of how the lawyers work collaboratively together, providing different ideas and skills."

Another interviewee says: "They provide a great level of service and are responsive to their clients' demands and timescales. The whole team knows what needs to be done to draw matters to a successful conclusion."

"The team is professional, pragmatic and provides commercially prudent advice at all times,"clients report.

Work highlights

Represented Taylor Wimpey in relation to its proposed joint acquisition with Home Group of a large brownfield site in Allen's West, Stockton-on-Tees.

Notable practitioners

Julia Dacre Field routinely represents house builders and investment funds in residential real estate projects. Her expertise spans acquisitions, sales and site assembly issues.
"Her depth of knowledge in residential development means she is commercial and understands the strengths and weaknesses of her client's position." "She is an excellent communicator and problem solver who quickly understands complex and technical matters and makes things happen." "Julia is an extremely knowledgeable lawyer who is very practical and efficient."

Mark Owen is held in high regard for his experience in advising clients on the acquisition and sale of housing land. He also assists with land assembly matters and the negotiation of option and promotion agreements.
"He demonstrates a deep understanding of what needs to be done to deliver a successful outcome for his client in a commercial manner." "He's an intelligent practitioner who has a direct way of getting to the point on matters."

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Real Estate Department

Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP

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1 Whitehall Riverside

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 4BN

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Yorkshire

Real Estate


Julia Dacre Field
Band 4
Mark Owen
Band 2