Gary began his legal career in Bury and joined Woodcocks in 2005 after having worked in Manchester and became a partner in 2012.
He is an expert in commercial property work dealing with land acquisition, redevelopment and subsequent sale, and regularly negotiates and completes business leases for both landlords and tenants.
Gary has also developed strong connections within the ground rent sector for the acquisition and disposal of ground rent portfolios.
He also specialises in acquisitions and leases involving pension schemes and charities and for individuals and business acquiring property or financing property redevelopment via bridging finance.
Gary also acts on bespoke property matters for companies providing care services and advising on the commercial agreements and lease rental issues associated therewith
Gary is married with twin boys. He is a level one qualified football coach and coaches his sons’ junior football team. He plays and also coaches cricket at Unsworth Cricket Club and is a keen runner and swimmer. He also supports Manchester City Football Club and is a governor at Bury College.