Browne Jacobson have confirmed their involvement in The UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF), which is set to take place between 16-18 May in Leeds.
The UK & Ireland law firm operates in many sectors, such as, Construction and Real Estate, Education, Energy and Infrastructure, Financial Services & Insurance, Government, Manufacturing and Industrial, Retail, Consumer and Logistics and Not for Profit and Charities.
As well as Browne Jacobson taking a spot in The UKREiiF exhibition hall, where over 6,000 investors, developers, local authorities and occupiers will visit over the course of the three days, Partner, Laura Hughes, will be chairing a headline panel session on taking devolution further.
The panel session, which will also involve Andy Street, Mayor, West Midlands Combined Authority; Vivienne Clements – Executive Director, HBD; Jessica Bowles – Director of Strategy, Bruntwood; Mel Barrett – Chief Executive, Nottingham City Council; and Oliver Coppard – Mayor, South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority; will discuss whether devolution is necessary for meeting regeneration challenges or whether it will be a tool to be used sparingly.
Browne Jacobson are currently advising Derbyshire County Council, Derby City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottingham City Council on the proposed creation of the first Combined County Authority, which is a new model of combined authority, and in respect of which considerations of regeneration and development are key issues.
Browne Jacobson partner Laura Hughes commented: “We are extremely proud to be involved in the UK’s leading forum for business – UKREiiF and look forward to the opportunity of connecting with key business leaders, decision makers, government officials and thousands of professionals from a host of diverse sectors to help drive forward the Levelling Up Agenda. The UK has a myriad of opportunities for investment and growth, so it is great to be able to help highlight that.
“We are also delighted to be able to share Browne Jacobson’s broad expertise across government law, regeneration, real estate & construction, and development and showcase the interesting work we are doing with clients across the public and private sector.
Keith Griffiths, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of UKREiiF, said: “We’re pleased to announce that Browne Jacobson will be represented at UKREiiF for the second annual event! We’re looking forward to giving Browne Jacobson the space and opportunity to build their already substantial client list.”
Led by property events company Built Environment Networking and supported by some of the biggest UK property and infrastructure companies, the annual UKREiiF event will be held in Leeds on 16-18 May 2023. The forum will attract inward investment, generate economic growth, and drive a more sustainable and inclusive culture within the property and construction industries.