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Andrew Murray

Position: Partner

Core Areas: Social Housing, Local and Central Government & Real Estate

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Andrew heads the firm’s housing and regeneration practice and has over 25 years experience in advising on a wide range of projects and governance and regulatory issues. He has a particular expertise in major regeneration schemes, in mergers, and in establishing new organisations, both for delivering specific projects and to restructure clients’ businesses.


Recent experience

  • Lead partner for Genesis on the Woodberry Down regeneration project in Hackney, involving more than 1,000 new affordable dwellings
  • Advising on numerous mergers between social landlords, including due diligence and forming new governance structures for the resulting groups
  • Acting for a joint venture between a national house-builder and multi-national contractor on the provision of a new college and the construction of 360 new dwellings
  • Advising Affinity Sutton on merger negotiations with Circle Housing

Professional memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Work history

1989 to present, Partner, Winckworth Sherwood
1988 to 1989, Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood
1987 to 1988, Solicitor, Ross Williams Wakefield & Co
1985 to 1987, Articled Clerk, Ross Williams Wakefield & Co

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Upcoming Events :

Social Housing Annual Conference 2017

Thu 09 Nov 2017

200 Aldersgate, London, EC1A 4HD

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