The Real Estate Team at Wilkes are experts in providing pragmatic commercial property advice for developers, investors, lenders, landlords and occupiers on a national basis.

We place great emphasis in relationship building from the outset. We see it as our responsibility to understand your business and meet your people as speedily as possible.

You may take our professional service, commercial and personal approach as a given, but your trust in us is there to be earned.

We aim to work with you as part of your team to provide a bespoke service that provides solutions quickly and efficiently.

We provide a comprehensive service for developers, investors, lenders, landlords, occupiers, tenants and private individuals.

We can help you

  • Acquire a site
  • Enter into an option or a conditional contract
  • Enter into a project management agreement
  • Enter into a development agreement
  • Enter into a joint venture agreement or limited partnership
  • Enter into a development finance and/or funding agreement
  • Take planning advice and/or enter into a planning/infrastructure agreement
  • Enter into an agreement for lease and/or letting document
  • Take property management advice
  • Take construction service advice including drafting, negotiations and processing most forms of standard building contracts, consultant appointments, warranties, guarantees and bonds.


Tim Coplestone
Tim Coplestone

Partner, Real Estate

Mark Hodgson
Mark Hodgson

Partner, Real Estate

Andrew Watts
Andrew Watts

Partner, Real Estate

Bryan Poultney, Real Estate, The Wilkes Partnership Solicitors, Birmingham Law Firm
Bryan Poultney

Partner, Real Estate

Leenamari Aantaa-Collier - Planning Lawyer - The Wilkes Partnership Solicitors
Leenamari Aantaa-Collier

Partner & Head of Planning

Tom Lawrence, Real Estate Solicitor, The Wilkes Partnership Solicitors, Birmingham & Solihull
Tom Lawrence

Senior Associate, Real Estate

N Piercey
Neil Piercy

Associate Solicitor, Real Estate

Leighann Richards
Leighann Richards

Associate Solicitor, Real Estate

Kirstie Forrester
Kirstie Forrester

Associate Solicitor, Real Estate

Ian Williamson
Ian Williamson

Consultant Planning Lawyer

What our clients say

  • The Wilkes Partnership is a well established Birmingham player offering Clients a credible alternative to the large national practices. The Firm’s strategy focuses particularly on owner managed businesses and on being a second supplier of specialist legal services to PLCs.

    - Legal 500

Business Continuity Update – COVID-19

February 2021


To our valued clients and partners,

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to evolve we wanted to take the time to reassure you of the actions we are taking to protect our clients, colleagues and our wider communities, whilst working to maintain our services to you at this time.

Our commitment to you

We are open for business and will continue to provide you with the best service we can in the safest way possible. In line with Government guidance we will be limiting face-to-face contact as much as possible. We are able to facilitate all client appointments by either video or conference call to suit your needs.

If you have any queries please contact your usual legal advisor to discuss appointment options.

Our staff are set up and ready to respond to you as usual. We are working hard to mitigate any disruptions, and will continue to provide you with the legal service and advice you need, delivered with the high-level of service you have come to expect from Wilkes.

If you do experience a slight delay in hearing back from us, please bear with us. We will be in touch.

If you have a general enquiry please call us on 0121 233 4333 or email us at or contact you usual legal advisor.

Thank you for your patience during these unprecedented times. We look forward to returning to normal, with a handshake, as soon as possible.

The Wilkes Partnership Solicitors

Birmingham – 0121 233 4333  Solihull – 0121 733 8000

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