Patrick Adie Image

Patrick Adie

National Head of Housebuilding & Strategic Land | Nottingham

“Patrick Adie has got the absolute right balance of commerciality, knowledge, drive and pragmatism needed to conclude complex real estate transactions.”
Chambers & Partners, 2024

Call: 0345 050 3273 Mobile: 0792 160 3239

About Patrick

Patrick is our National Head of Housebuilding & Strategic Land. He acts for many of the UK’s top-10 housebuilders, developers, housing associations, contractors, promoters and estate owners. He specialises in large residential-led schemes (both immediate and strategic land) but has significant experience on all types of real estate transactions including mixed use developments, investment transactions, finance/funding and social housing.

He is known for providing an outstanding level of client service by being commercially focussed, highly responsive, working collaboratively with all those involved and finding pragmatic solutions. He concentrates on the long-term ‘bigger picture’ of transactions and client relationships.

He was awarded ‘Solicitor of the Year 2022’ by Nottinghamshire Law Society. He is previous recipient of ‘Junior Lawyer of the Year’.

Patrick hold a 1st Class Degree in Law and a 1st Class Degree and Masters in Physics.

Patrick has been a board member and trustee for various charities including Faith in Families (an adoption agency) and The Opportunities Fund (a grant giving charity). He is currently an Executive Sponsor of the Balance Network at Freeths, in order to ally with and promote gender equity initiatives at the firm. 

Patrick is ranked as a Leading Individual in Chambers & Partners (2024 edition). He was also named as one of the Top 10 Remarkable East Midlands Real Estate Lawyers to Watch in 2023 by Business Today.

Contact Patrick

Call: 0345 050 3273 

Mobile: 0792 160 3239

Notable work & expertise


  • SB

    “Patrick provides clear, commercial advice and he works tirelessly to make sure our transactions move forward successfully. He is a great asset to...

    Steve Brandon

    Inside Land Group

  • TD

    “We have used Patrick as our main legal provider on a wide range of commercial property transactions for several years – mostly for residential dev...

    Tom Dickens, Director

    Inside Land

  • CL

    “For me, the key to acquiring the services of a good Lawyer in the world of Real Estate and Residential Development is ascertaining pro-activeness,...

    Chris Loizou, Head of Development Midlands

    Partner Construction Ltd

  • JM

    “I have instructed Patrick to act on a number of commercial and residential property transactions, and have always had great service and profession...

    John Murphy, Director

    Isle of Man Based Companies

  • KC

    “Patrick has a good understanding of business objectives and drivers – he has highlighted potential issues where they could impact on business desp...

    Kate Callis, Programme Manager

    Telford & Wrekin Council

  • WVC

    “Once again, outstanding job well done.”

    Will Van Cutsem, Director


  • “Thank you so much for all the hard work you’ve done to enable us to exchange contracts, we really appreciate it. Your negotiating skills are somet...

    Philip and Linda Dalton

    Land Owners

  • AH

    “Patrick consistently provides a professional, pragmatic approach to delivering on a range of commercial acquisition agreements.”

    Andrew Hampton, Regional Development Director

    Greenbelt Group Ltd

  • SB

    “Patrick provides clear, commercial advice and he works tirelessly to make sure our transactions move forward successfully. He is a great asset to...

    Steve Brandon

    Inside Land Group

Related news & articles

1 of 1
  • Article

    Building Britain’s Future: Rachel Reeves’ bold plans for Housing and Development

  • News

    Freeths wins Law firm of the Year 2024 at prestigious property awards

  • News

    Freeths strengthens its national Housebuilding & Strategic Land Team with senior hire

  • Article

    Freeths bolsters its Real Estate offering with strategic promotions

  • Article

    Real Estate Blog: How reasonable are your endeavours?

  • Article

    Freeths solicitor crowned 'Solicitor of the Year' at prestigious awards dinner

Get in touch

Contact us today

Whatever your legal needs, our wide ranging expertise is here to support you and your business, so let’s start your legal journey today and get you in touch with the right lawyer to get you started.


Get in touch

For general enquiries, please complete this form and we will direct your message to the most appropriate person.