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Nathan Holden

Partner & Head of Local Government | Birmingham

"Nathan Holden in the Local Government team is consistently the most responsive compared to lawyers in other firms, applying his extensive experience and knowledge of local government practices and processes to help find practical solutions, often at extremely short notice."
The Legal 500, 2024

Call: 0345 077 9646 Mobile: 0750 122 6139

About Nathan

Nathan leads Freeths’ Local Government Practice and is an expert in Local Government Law.

On a day-to-day basis he advises clients on a diverse range of matters including: advising local authorities on participating in joint venture arrangements including property companies, on powers relating to land disposals, compulsory purchase orders, powers to trade, EU procurement, State Aid, Town and Village Greens, housing companies and property investment vehicles.

Nathan is listed as a Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 (2024 edition).


  • Compulsory Purchase Association

Notable work & expertise


  • "Nathan Holden’s understanding and sensitivities to local politics and governance issues make him stand out."

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • "I really enjoyed working with Nathan Holden"

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • "Nathan Holden is excellent. Responsive and knowledgeable."

    The Legal 500, 2022

  • "Nathan Holden is my go-to lawyer for local governance advice. He always has time, can unravel all the issues in hand to find a practical solution,...

    The Legal 500, 2022

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