Andrew Pattinson is a partner in the Manchester real-estate team. He has a broad experience of all aspects of commercial property, with particular focus on development, investment and hospitality and leisure.
Pattinson counts among his clients Manchester Airport and Bennelong Golf (Europe’s leading golf-course operator).
He joined Shoosmiths after 15 years at DLA Piper, where he led the real-estate team in some high-profile transactions, such as the £1.1bn takeover of McCarthy and Stone and the take-private of Crest Nicholson.
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