Vaqas Farooq

Vaqas moved to Shoosmiths’ Manchester office to launch its real estate team in April 2011.

It specialises in providing commercial real estate advice, with a particular focus on developers and investors.

The real estate team includes partner Andrew Pattinson; senior associate James Wynne; associates Melanie Grimshaw and Neil Bradley; solicitors James Brodie, Marcus Woody and Kirsty O’Connor; and paralegal Helen Porter.

Originally from Bolton, Vaqas joined Shoosmiths in 2005, based at its Birmingham office.

In 2007 he was named by Times Online as one of 10 ‘future stars to watch outside London.’

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