Property development and real estate lawyer Peter Marsden has joined national, new-model firm Excello Law in the North West, from his role as legal director and board director at Harrow Estates plc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FTSE 250 housebuilder Redrow plc, where he was responsible for all legal aspects of property development, acquisitions and disposals.
In addition, Peter was also a board director at Bridgemere UK plc, dealing with all day-to-day legal affairs for Bridgemere, a group of companies controlling land and assets throughout the UK and Europe.
Peter qualified in 2003 and spent a number of years in the commercial property teams at Aaron & Partners and Brabners before moving in-house to FTSE 100 housebuilder Taylor Wimpey.
As well as acquiring land for immediate development, Peter’s experience includes the acquisition of strategic land including options, promotion agreements and hybrid arrangements together with collaborative working where sites are shared.
On joining the firm, Peter commented: “Excello Law provides me with a platform to provide a more personalised and agile service to developers, housebuilders and landowners alike. I am excited to have joined a firm with such a progressive and modern approach to the delivery of legal services.”
Excello managing director George Bisnought, said: “Peter is joining a first-class commercial property team and will bring valuable additional expertise from his in-house roles with major housebuilders and landowners. We’re delighted to welcome him to the firm.”