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James Needham

James Needham is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group in Birmingham, specialising in commercial development, investment and real-estate finance.

James Needham

Needham advises on all stages of the development process, including strategic land, site assembly, pre-lets and forward sales.

He also works with property investors on acquisitions and disposals and managing their existing stock to protect the value of their investments.

Needham leads our real-estate finance team nationally. We act both for major commercial lenders on property-based funding transactions and for borrowers seeking funding whether by secured debt or interim development finance.

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