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Browne Jacobson real estate lawyers advise Westerman Homes on key East Midlands land sale

7 June 2021

Browne Jacobson have advised W Westerman Limited (Westerman Homes) on the sale of substantial landholdings to Peveril Homes and Peveril Securities, part of the Bowmer + Kirkland Group, for an undisclosed sum.

Westerman Homes, which was founded in the 1930s, is a family run housing development business based in Chilwell, Nottingham. The transaction saw the sale of 725 acres of land across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire to construction and development company, Bowmer + Kirkland, located in Belper, Derbyshire.

Browne Jacobson real estate partner Barry Sully led a team of lawyers, including partner Rebecca Toates and associate Lauren Jeffrey, all based in the firm’s Nottingham office.

Westerman Homes Managing Director, Robert Westerman commented:

“We are delighted that such a huge part of the Westerman family legacy is now with another local family owned business. We are looking forward to seeing how the land is utilised for future Bowmer + Kirkland projects.

“We have partnered with Barry Sully at Browne Jacobson on many successful land and business transactions over the years. His intimate knowledge of our business and high-quality commercial advice was invaluable on such a large and complex transaction.”

Barry Sully, added:

“Having worked with Westerman Homes for 25 years and seen their business and reputation go from strength to strength, it was exciting to work with the directors on this significant and strategic move for the company. I am delighted we were able to assist with making the transaction a smooth and successful outcome for all parties involved.

“This begins a new chapter in W Westerman Limited’s story and we look forward to working with them on their other business interests and projects.”

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