Paul Wilson has become partners with Midlands law firm Lodders. This strategic appointment will add a new specialism to Lodders portfolio and it represents an expansion of the firm’s real estate offering that complements its existing planning & highways and rights of way expertise.
Wilson specialises in contentious and non-contentious construction and engineering law and has extensive experience advising and acting on behalf of lenders, developers, main contractors, specialist sub-contractors, educational establishments, professional service providers, high net worth individuals and investors, alongside his niche expertise in party wall disputes. In his new role he will work closely with the firm’s top ranking commercial property team, dispute resolution team and the real estate practice generally.
“Paul’s arrival completes the range of services within our real estate offering, as we have been looking for a construction expert for the past few years. Lodders’ depth of commercial property expertise is exceptional for a regional, non-City firm, and is now supported by construction expertise that complements our existing and unrivalled planning, highways and rights of way specialisms,” commented Lodders’ managing partner Paul Mourton on Paul’s appointment.. “Not only does Paul’s appointment represent the addition of another pedigree lawyer to our heavyweight real estate practice, but his expertise enhances our development and investment specialism.”
He will be based at Lodders’ Stratford upon Avon office and will work across the firm’s Midlands and South West office network, bringing in his 20 years of experience working for several of the UK’s leading law firms.
“Lodders has both a wonderful reputation and existing client base. This is a rare and attractive opportunity to develop this new role which complements the firm’s existing successful commercial property, real estate, planning and dispute resolutions practices,” said Paul Wilson.
Lodders is a premier law firm in Stratford upon Avon, Cheltenham, Birmingham and Henley in Arden. The firm has 25 partners and over 130 fee earners and support staff across its office network. With its portfolio of sector and market specific legal teams, the firm has recorded year-on-year growth in recent years.