Exeter City Council’s Acquisition of the Guildhall Shopping Centre

In UK Ashfords LLP, advised on the matter.

Ashfords LLP advised Exeter City Council with a team including Charles Pallot (Employment), Simon Bailey (Picture – Real Estate), Robin de Wreede (Real Estate), Sian Gibbon (Real Estate), Gareth Pinwell (Real Estate).

Exeter City Council acquired the Guildhall Shopping Centre in Exeter. The council has confirmed the shopping centre will continue as a popular retail, food and beverage destination in the centre of Exeter.

Exeter City Council is the council and local government of the city of Exeter.

Guildhall Shopping Centre is a spacious mall with a medieval church as a central feature, with supermarket and dining options.

The deal involved several of the firm’s Real Estate team led by Partner Simon Bailey (picture) with support from Robin de Wreede (Partner), Rachel Carter (Legal Director), Charles Pallot (Partner), Hannah Pettit (Solicitor), Sian Gibbon (Partner), Laura Reeve (Senior Associate), Gareth Pinwell (Partner), Jonathan Croley (Senior Associate), Emma Harris (Solicitor) and Angela Watson (Legal Director).

Involved fees earner: Simon Bailey – Ashfords LLP; Rachel Carter – Ashfords LLP; Jonathan Croley – Ashfords LLP; Robin de Wreede – Ashfords LLP; Sian Gibbon – Ashfords LLP; Emma Harris – Ashfords LLP; Charles Pallot – Ashfords LLP; Hannah Pettit – Ashfords LLP; Gareth Pinwell – Ashfords LLP; Laura Reeve – Ashfords LLP; Angela Watson – Ashfords LLP;

Law Firms: Ashfords LLP;

Clients: Exeter City Council;

Author: Giulia Di Palma