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SAS Daniels strengthens property team

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SAS Daniels

Leading North West law firm, SAS Daniels has appointed Alan Newall to the role of Commercial Property Solicitor.

Alan’s appointment will see the Chester office Property team expand to four and the firm’s overall property team bolstered to 28. The Property team in Chester includes lawyers Andrew Clark, James Goddard and Lois Hart, and is supported by specialist property litigator Ray Woodward who is part of the Dispute Resolution team. The Property team continues to support SAS Daniels’ growth strategy that saw the firm report growth of 13% in Chester, with 12% growth for the company overall in the last financial year compared to the previous period.

Alan brings 40 years of experience to the team, gained managing extensive property portfolios, including acquisitions, disposals, granting and acquiring of leases and general commercial agreements, working in house for the likes of Ocean Group plc and Littlewoods Organisation plc. While at Littlewoods, Alan obtained his LL.M (Master of laws).  He joins from local Chester firm Jolliffe & Co where he spent the last ten years.

Andrew Clark, Partner commented:

“We’re delighted that Alan has joined our Chester team. We’re currently seeing strong growth across the company and the service areas we specialise in. Our property team has achieved 85% growth in just two years and we’re seeing a continuing strong demand from our clients. Alan will bring a wealth of experience to bolster the team and provide hands on legal advice for clients.”

Alan commented:

“I have worked with SAS Daniels in the past advising clients on the other side of deals and have always been impressed by the quality of their work. I’m looking forward to the wide and varied opportunities on offer, as well as bringing my experience to support clients.”

The appointment follows the firm’s recent creation of a dedicated Construction & Engineering team headed up by Roger Allsup.

As a leading North West law firm with offices in Stockport, Macclesfield, Chester and Congleton, SAS Daniels is rated amongst the best in the region by Chambers and The Legal 500.

SAS Daniels is no ordinary law firm and has over 70 legal advisers, including 23 partners. It supports its clients providing specialist advice on commercial and personal legal services across corporate, employment & HR, litigation, property, family and private client.

It is committed to driving innovation across their products and services, challenging the accepted view of a law firm and ensuring the client is at the heart of everything they do.

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