Our approach combines a deep understanding of clients’ businesses, markets and sectors, with high-calibre expertise, straight-talking advice and a collaborative team culture.



By delivering what clients want, wherever they need it, from high-value strategic advice, to the everyday, we pride ourselves on a service that is high-quality, focused, relevant and consistently excellent. 

We are one of the UK’s leading providers of legal advice to the University sector. We have been involved in the sector, and in delivering student accommodation in particular, for over 20 years. We have been at the forefront of shaping and developing the structuring, approach and documentation that is in use today in particular for demand risk transactions.

We have an award-winning procurement practice and a wealth of experience advising public sector organisations on procurement matters and particularly around public/private transactions – joint ventures and collaboration.

We advise a broad range of clients covering Investors, Funders, Universities, Developers and Operators. This breadth of expertise enables us to deliver value in the identification, management and mitigation of risks to deliver successful outcomes for our clients.

We are a Top 10 law firm in Europe for innovation (FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2021). We specialise in supporting clients to deliver transformational and innovative projects. Our unique, problem-solving approach means we deploy lateral thinking with consistently great results. Our team of over 150 specialist lawyers across the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East puts a range of experience at your disposal.



The set up at AG is highly professional yet still human. The client feels special from the moment they walk through the door

Legal 500 2021

The Addleshaw team are exceptional. High quality and user friendly people and a great culture.

Legal 500 2021



Mike O'Connor – Partner
T: +44 161 934 6342
M: +44 7775 586483

Jonathan Davey – Partner
T: +44 161 934 6349
M: +44 7775 586446

Steph Townley – Legal Director
T: +44 161 934 6489
M: +44 7738 888361



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