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advice and market expertise

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Clients instruct us to advise on what’s possible,
what’s prudent and what’s around the corner.

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delivery models means we are an ideal
legal partner for your later living concept.

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is the defining issue of our
time, impacting on every
business sector

Our inter-disciplinary team of Brexit
specialists provide advice and guidance
to clients in what is a challenging and
uncertain time for business.

Brexit

Shakespeare Martineau’s
new CEO revealed

Shakespeare Martineau has
appointed Sarah Walker-Smith,
as Chief Executive Officer.

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MIPIM 2019 Day three – Our team reflect on MIPIM 2019!

15 Mar

Real Estate & Planning

MIPIM 2019 Day three – Our team reflect on MIPIM 2019!

Our head of construction, Alex Smith, reports back the final day of MIPIM: “I’d been […]

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Why your board of directors need a board portal

15 Mar

Corporate & Commercial

Why your board of directors need a board portal

Enhanced security A fully encrypted board portal eliminates potential security risks associated with producing and […]

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3D printing – creating intellectual property breaches

14 Mar

Corporate & Commercial

3D printing – creating intellectual property breaches

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Could the new Freehold Properties Bill be the answer to ‘Fleeceholding’?

14 Mar

Real Estate & Planning

Could the new Freehold Properties Bill be the answer to ‘Fleeceholding’?

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MIPIM 2019 Day two – It’s all happening in the Midlands!

14 Mar

Real Estate & Planning

MIPIM 2019 Day two – It’s all happening in the Midlands!

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MIPIM 2019 Day one – Our team reflect on the events of day one at MIPIM

13 Mar

Real Estate & Planning

MIPIM 2019 Day one – Our team reflect on the events of day one at MIPIM

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Shakespeare Martineau shortlisted for two awards at the Leicester Mercury Business Awards 2019

13 Mar

Firm News

Shakespeare Martineau shortlisted for two awards at the Leicester Mercury Business Awards 2019

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Upcoming events

Why not attend one of our events.

Moreton in Marsh Show

7 Sep 2019

Moreton in Marsh Show
West Midlands
09:00 - 18:00
Hanbury Countryside Show

6 Jul 2019

Hanbury Countryside Show
West Midlands
09:00 - 18:00
Curry Club – Birmingham

16 May 2019

Curry Club – Birmingham
Birmingham
12:00 - 14:00
Intellectual Property Conference

9 May 2019

Intellectual Property Conference
Birmingham
09:00 - 14:00
Farming Future: What happens now?

1 May 2019

Farming Future: What happens now?
Stratford-upon-Avon
08:30 - 10:30
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Case study

Breaking New Ground

An inspired thousand acre development of a
new small town in Blaby District, Leicestershire
and we’re a vital and influential part
of the team realising this masterful plan.

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