Press Release

To meet the growing demand of Foot Anstey's residential developer clients and targets, the top 100 law firm has recently recruited a team of four lawyers to join the firm's Real Estate group They will be based in a new office on the South Coast, just outside Southampton.

Attracted by the firm's growing reputation and following the arrival of their former colleague and Partner Martin Hirst, the team joins Foot Anstey from Blake Morgan on 1 September.

The team that consists of one Legal Director, two Senior Associates and one Associate, gives additional resource to the firm's growing Real Estate group, and will enable Foot Anstey to meet the demands of its residential developer client base.

Foot Anstey's Managing Partner, John Westwell, recently highlighted by trade publication The Lawyer as one of their "Hot 100" legal professionals in 2016, said: "The recruitment of this high quality real estate team enables us to build further our talent pool to meet the long term needs of our residential developer client base. Following the EU referendum many businesses are facing a period of uncertainty and change. As a firm we're tackling this head-on – it has never been more important to us to be out in the market listening to our clients and helping them navigate this journey."

Foot Anstey has just announced a 12% growth in turnover to £36m for the financial year 2015/16 showing strong growth as a result of its investment strategy and client centric focus.