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James Mackay

Position: Partner

Core Areas: Real Estate

Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer 2017

James has acted for a wide range of clients, including government bodies and local authorities, investment and pension funds and landed estates. He carries out a broad range of work from high profile public and high value private developments, to single property and portfolio investment sales and purchases.  James also has recent experience of acting for lenders on both property and corporate acquisitions.

Recent experience

  • Acting for a pension fund on the forward funding of a hotel and supermarket development in Surrey
  • Acting for a charitable fund on a forward commitment purchase of a west London hotel
  • Acting for a landed estate on two west end redevelopments opposite British Land
  • Acting for the Homes and Communities Agency on the disposal of land in Essex for residential development

Professional memberships

Law Society of England & Wales

Work history

2014 to present, Partner, Winckworth Sherwood
2013 to 2014, Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood
2005 to 2012, Senior Associate, Nabarro LLP
2003 to 2005, Solicitor, Forsters LLP
2001 to 2003, Trainee Solicitor, Forsters LLP

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The ‘smart and creative’ team at Winckworth Sherwood is particularly well known for specialist ecclesiastical charity work, and acts for seven major Church of England dioceses, often in matters of significant value.

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