What Our Clients Say

JMW has helped many clients to resolve their real estate commercial issues, and a number of these clients have shared their thoughts on our process and work. Take a look at our clients’ testimonials below.

To find out more about what our clients have said, or for more information about our real estate commercial services, contact us on 0345 872 6666. You can also fill in the form at the top right of this page to let us know you want to hear from us.

  1. Jamie Barr, Owner of Wahu
    Jamie Barr, Owner of Wahu

    “Wahu is the first of its kind in Manchester and the whole team is extremely grateful to Thomas and the commercial property team at JMW for helping to bring the concept into a reality.”

  2. John Odell, MD Berrycroft Care
    John Odell, MD Berrycroft Care

    "Thomas and the team at JMW understand our goals and their expertise has played a pivotal role in allowing us to complete these landmark deals for our business.”

  3. Mark Rodgers, Managing Director, Quorum Developments Limited
    Mark Rodgers, Managing Director, Quorum Developments Limited

    “I have dealt with JMW’s commercial property team for a number of years now on a wide range of transactions of varying complexities. I have always found the team to be thoroughly professional with an entrepreneurial approach to solving legal issues. Their advice is always robust and they react quickly when required”

  4. D.Giovanni

    “We have been very happy with the way Thomas and his team have adapted to our requirements and helped us to complete 12 complex property deals in the last 14 months with more in the pipeline as well. He is proactive and grasps the commerciality’s of a deal and we have been impressed by the level of service and the fact he is available to provide prompt advice be it in or out of standard office hours in a friendly and easy to digest manner. Keep up the good work!”

  5. Joe McGiness, Braidwater

    “Regardless of the complexity of challenges that we have come up against, we know that we can rely on guidance from JMW to resolve them. This gives us the confidence to undertake any project.”

  6. Will Lewis, OBI Property
    Will Lewis, OBI Property

    My team at OBI Property have worked with Thomas on a number of investment and leasing transactions. We have formed a great partnership and his pro-active and commercial approach is a massive help to our team delivering important transactions throughout the city centre.

    In addition, Thomas has worked with some of my younger team members who have been working towards becoming RICS qualified – it has been so refreshing that even at partner level he has continued to take time to explain and develop these team members by explaining the legal process. You get so much more from Thomas compared to your typical property lawyer and we will continue to always work closely with him and JMW.

  7. Richard Shackleton, Castlemead Care
    Richard Shackleton, Castlemead Care

    Having obtained planning approval, the site was sold on for the construction of a 90 bed care home, construction of 24 homes and for an extension of the car park at the adjoining medical centre. This is the third deal that Thomas has been involved with in relation to Coverage Care. As a charity, VAT is an issue for them on elected land and Thomas drafted a ‘Golden Brick’ structure ensuring that such projects are viable for all parties.”

  8. David Robinson, Chairman, Richer Sounds
    David Robinson, Chairman, Richer Sounds

    “A small and friendly team that provides big-firm service. They have a partner-led approach and I always deal with the same key individuals. The lawyers have built strong relationships with us and they know our business and its requirements. This means that they can always offer realistic and practical advice.”

  9. Andrew Gardner, Finance Director, Brookhouse Group
    Andrew Gardner, Finance Director, Brookhouse Group

    “Real people doing real work and making a real difference - what a refreshing change it is to be supported by pro-active lawyers from the start to the end of a transaction. I would not hesitate to recommend them to both small and large clients alike”

  10. Mike Hampson, Managing Director, Nook & Key
    Mike Hampson, Managing Director, Nook & Key

    “We worked on a development acquisition with Andrew Stone and the team at JMW. They steered us through a number of complex legal issues, which could have caused problems on disposal, always looking for practical solutions”.

  11. James Fearn, Bounce Central

    "The team at JMW offer good advice and are easy to deal with. They are responsive, competitive and have a willingness to go the extra mile for their clients. They have been excellent in terms of expertise, knowledge and commercial acumen and provide their legal advice in a friendly, professional manner."

  12. Guy Illingworth, Managing Director, Northpoint Developments LTD
    Guy Illingworth, Managing Director, Northpoint Developments LTD

    “The commercial property team at JMW provides big-firm service in an approachable and personable manner. I have established strong and enduring relationships with Stephen Goodman and Paul Burton, both of whom provide first-class commercial advice and technical expertise on the most complex of matters. I would not hesitate to recommend them”

  13. Teresa Lawlor Blueoak Estates Limited
    Teresa Lawlor Blueoak Estates Limited

    "Working with Katie Powell is an absolute pleasure. Professional, efficient and always willing to go the extra mile, Katie consistently provides an excellent level of service whilst maintaining a friendly and personable demeanour.

    Despite having worked in this industry for many years and meeting many solicitors/conveyancers along the way, Katie stands out from the crowd due to her excellent professional and personal skills. Overall, I would highly recommend Katie and her team for a bespoke and expert service".

  14. Justin Liew, General Manager, Gong Cha England Ltd
    Justin Liew, General Manager, Gong Cha England Ltd

    "JMW Solicitors have been engaged by Gong Cha England Ltd to advise us on all matters legal - from leasing to corporate and everything in between. As a retail business, having JMW look after us in the background provides us with the confidence that our legal matters are well attended to so we can focus on what we do best - serving our customers."

  15. Tony Cole MRICS, Managing Director,
    Tony Cole MRICS, Managing Director,

    I am pleased to be able to recommend Thomas Pearson and his team without reservation in respect to not just giving advice but proactively driving to a successful conclusion numerous highly complex land and development agreement transactions, relating to care home and extra care developments, over the last 12 years.

    The type of off market, subject to planning, transaction that Grafton specialises in requires time critical co-ordination between land owners (sometimes multiple interests), and end users/operators, bearing in mind differing priorities between the parties, whilst ensuring that the contract achieves its end goal in terms of the completion of a successful care home, having taken into account planning, environmental and tax risks.

    Thomas has succeeded in this respect on our behalf in numerous transactions and his pro-active approach is highlighted by his flexible approach in terms of looking for solutions to problems, availability and being willing to pick up a telephone to other solicitors to accelerate the process rather than relying on correspondence as many do!

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