Lopian Wagner, a leading Manchester based corporate law firm, has developed a reputation for highly professional service delivery in the area of commercial and residential property law. The practice utilises a combined total of over forty years’ legal experience in commercial and residential property, lead by Michael Lopian, who founded the firm in 1982, together with partner Anthony Wagner.
Clients of the firm range in size from entrepreneurial start-ups to multi-national organisations, and are located throughout the United Kingdom, as well as internationally. The firm stresses the importance of adopting a proactive, commercial approach on behalf of clients, in order to deliver a truly personal service. The strength of its experience in the property and finance sectors has allowed the firm to develop invaluable contacts that can assist with raising finance for a multitude of commercial property cases, from large shopping complexes to transactions in the European property market.
Founder, Michael Lopian, has traveled extensively in Western and Eastern Europe, to advise consortia of investors on property deals, utilising experts in other areas such as tax, were appropriate. In the UK, partner Nicola Bateman has acted for the vendor in the sale of Manchester City Football Club’s Souvenir Shop and Museum, for a sum in excess of £5 million. Previously the firm also advised on the purchase of a major distribution centre for figleaves.com, the high profile online seller of lingerie and swimwear. The distribution centre, based in Haverhill, Suffolk, measured over 56,000 square feet and was a significant purchase for the company.
Lopian Wagner also provides legal expertise in the area of residential property, including for landlord and tenant litigation. The firm has acted advised on cases involving Houses in Multiple Occupations (HMOs) and Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs). The firm has the breadth of expertise and experience to provide astute guidance.