Tony has advised a mixture of private sector developers and 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 holds the highest accolades in both Chambers and Partners (Senior Statesperson) and the Legal 500 (Hall of Fame).
Highlights include advising:
Peel Media Ltd on the £1billion 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.
Salford City Council on the Greengate Development, a new strategic gateway between Salford and Manchester.
Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council on a flagship development scheme involving the construction of a new sports research facility for Bolton University.
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.
A investment company on the multimillion pound disposal of a 25 acre industrial park in the North West.
Westmorland Ltd, in conjunction with The Gloucestershire Gateway Trust on the development of a Motorway Services Area with a value in excess of £40m. Tony had to accommodate charitable objectives and defend a judicial review claim.
‘Tony Fitzmaurice stands out.’
Legal 500 2022
‘Tony Fitzmaurice is very experienced in property. He is extremely sharp, on the ball and very commercial. He understands the personalities and objectives behind a deal."
Legal 500 2021
"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