Tony has advised a mixture of private sector developers, investors and public sector bodies on their property portfolios for over 30 years. Prior to joining DJB, he held the role of Head of Real Estate at both Cobbetts and Brabners (Manchester). He also has particular experience in property development and regeneration schemes including public/private partnerships. He has Senior Statesman recognition in Chambers and Partners, one of the highest accolades.
Acted as part of a team for Peel Media Ltd on the £1 billion MediaCity Project at Salford Quays. This scheme involved the relocation of various BBC Departments including Sport and Children’s programmes to a new state of the art facility and the development of a separate studio facility for the use of the BBC and others.
Acted for Salford City Council on the Greengate Development, a new strategic gateway between Salford and Manchester where planning consent was granted for a 40,000m2 mixed use scheme.
Major Development Scheme in Bolton
Acted for Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council on a flagship development scheme involving the construction of a new sports research facility for Bolton University, a new swimming pool and leisure centre for the Council and a wellbeing centre for Bolton PCT.
Rapid Sale of a Tenanted Industrial Estate
Acted for a joint venture investment partnership on the sale of a tenanted Industrial Estate. The sale included the benefit of over twenty leases to occupational tenants. Exchange of contracts was achieved within 24 hours of receiving instructions.
Disposal of a £24 Million Industrial Estate
Acted on the £24 million disposal of a 25 acre industrial park on behalf of a private investor. The 400,000sqft site is one of the largest multi-let industrial parks in the North West, containing a number of major industrial and leisure occupiers.
"Anthony Fitzmaurice is "a very good lawyer," reports a market source, explaining that "he's very practical; he gets to the nub of issues and in a sensible fashion." He has extensive experience in commercial property matters, and acts for investors, developers and public bodies on a range of investment and large-scale redevelopment projects."
Chambers and Partners
"Tony Fitzmaurice is a very experienced operator and is very commercial too; his ability gives you total confidence in your approach to an issue."
Legal 500 2020