Our Real Estate team is considered among the most dependable legal advisers in Manchester and the North West for providing straight forward, intelligent and commercially aware advice on a variety of commercial property issues.

As a team we specialise in:

- Acquisitions and disposals
- Building disputes
- Corporate transactions
- Ground rents
- Hotels
- Industrial
- Insolvency
- Joint ventures
- Landlord and tenant disputes
- Lease transactions for Landlords and Tenants
- Offices
- Pension fund acquisitions and disposals
- Property finance
- Property investment
- Property management
- Property redevelopment
- Retail

Our clients range from listed funds and large corporates to owner managed businesses, across all property sectors.

Whatever commercial property transaction you are proposing, our team can deal with it.

Our team

Our Real Estate team consists of 6 lawyers, including 2 Partners. Described as “the best property lawyer I’ve ever dealt with” (Chambers and Partners), head of department Paul Bibby has over 20 years’ experience and specialises in all aspects of commercial property.

Partner Jonathan Kay advises a variety of clients and specialises over property funds in the student accommodation, ground rent and private rented sectors.

See our entire Real Estate team below.

Paul Bibby, Head of Real Estate

Paul Bibby

Head of Real Estate

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Jonathan Kay, Real Estate Partner

Jonathan Kay


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Rachel McIlroy, Real Estate Associate

Rachel McIlroy


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James Robinson, Real Estate Associate

James Robinson


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Jacqui Bourke, Real Estate Solicitor

Jacqui Bourke


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Megan Blaxill-Jones, Real Estate Paralegal

Megan Blaxill-Jones


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