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We offer a highly capable team of specialists who will “get it”. With the latest industry know-how at our fingertips and a spread of experts across all real estate types, our team take a commercially-minded approach to get your real estate deal done for less.

What is involved within real estate?

Bricks and mortar influence all businesses. With a web of ever-changing rules and regulations in the real estate industry, staying ahead of the game is essential. You could be looking for anything from selling a portfolio of properties, to advice about a development or what to do about a distressed property. Whatever the requirement, you need market-savvy people, with a wide range of expertise to match your unique situation and who just “get it”.

No matter what sort of real estate you are dealing with or what you want to do with it, Freeths offer a highly capable team of specialists who will “get it”. With the latest industry know-how at our fingertips and a spread of experts across all real estate types, we take a commercially-minded approach to get your real estate deal done for less.

Whatever area you are looking for assistance with, we offer a complete, practical and solutions-based service. Because we advise both public and private sector clients, as well as investors and end-users, we are able to see things from all sides. You can rely on our experience to help avoid potential issues arising. Freeths are well established within the UK real estate market and provide more than just legal advice.

Our specialisms include:

We’re widely respected in the field, with many of our partners independently recognised as Real Estate experts, but we aim to think around your needs to ensure we become your trusted business advisors, not just your lawyers.

Key contact

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Darren Williamson

Partner & National Head of Real Estate

Contact our real estate team

Why choose our real estate team?

Why choose our real estate team?

  • A powerful team of over 150 Real Estate lawyers, combining their knowledge to achieve success
  • We’re renowned for our clear explanations, quick responses and first-class personal service
  • We take a commercial (not confrontational) perspective to save you time and money
  • Our combined experience and extensive skills prepare us for tackling the most exacting projects
  • We’re consistently ranked as market leaders by independent guides to the legal profession

Call our experienced Real Estate team now to find out how we can help you.

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Our accreditations

We are celebrating another year of excellent rankings within The Legal 500 and Chambers legal guides.

  • “The team is very strong and does an excellent job keeping the process slick and concise, which is important to our business.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “We have dealt with a range of Freeths' representatives and have found each and every one to be professional, knowledgeable, strategic and communic...

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “Freeths consistently take complex matters and explain the salient points in a simple and accessible way.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • "Freeths is a first-rate regional firm in this area. They are frequently brought in as independent trustees and executors where there is irreconcil...

    The Legal 500, 2024

Meet the team

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Richard Beverley

Birmingham Office Managing Partner

Andrew Nichol's Profile

Andrew Nichol

Liverpool Office Managing Partner

Adam Watson's Profile

Adam Watson

Bristol Office Managing Partner

Patrick Adie's Profile

Patrick Adie

National Head of Housebuilding & Strategic Land

James Hart's Profile

James Hart

Regional Lead for Real Estate in the Midlands – Partner in the Housebuilding & Strategic Land Team

Sarah Rowe's Profile

Sarah Rowe

Partner and Head of Social Housing

Leo Skinner's Profile

Leo Skinner

Partner, Head of Drinks, Hospitality & Leisure

Paul Tomkins's Profile

Paul Tomkins

Partner & Head of Real Estate Litigation

Darren Williamson's Profile

Darren Williamson

Partner & National Head of Real Estate

Kerrie Deakin's Profile

Kerrie Deakin

Managing Associate, Knowledge Management Lawyer

Heloise Horton's Profile

Heloise Horton

Managing Associate, Knowledge Management Lawyer

Lucy Johnson's Profile

Lucy Johnson

Managing Associate, Knowledge Management Lawyer

Sarah Ward's Profile

Sarah Ward

Associate