Beyond Corporate appoints Senior Associate amid strong growth period for its specialist real estate team
Beyond Law Group’s specialist corporate and commercial practice, Beyond Corporate, appoints Martin Blaylock as Senior Associate in its expanding Real Estate team
Beyond Law Group’s leading North-West corporate and commercial practice, Beyond Corporate, has appointed Martin Blaylock as Senior Associate in the practice’s Real Estate team amid what has been a very successful period of development.
Martin has worked in the real estate sector for over 10 years, dealing with a wide variety of commercial property work including acquisitions and disposals, option and pre-emption agreements, secured lending, landlord and tenant transactions such as the grant and surrender of leases as well as associated estate management advice. Martin has advised a range of clients including business owners, corporate entities, pension schemes, charities and entrepreneurs in the industrial, retail and office sectors.
Martin’s appointment comes following another successful year of growth for Beyond Corporate and its Real Estate Team. Beyond Corporate’s Real Estate Team made The Legal 500 rankings in both 2022 and 2023, with the team’s highlights including instructions on various build to rent projects with a combined value in excess of £500 million. Additionally, the team has led on numerous care sector projects which together have a combined value of over £100 million and further acquisitions of hotel restaurant units to fuel the continued expansion of the Gino D’Acampo restaurant chain.
Beyond Corporate is a specialist practice of Beyond Law Group, the disruptive legal business whose strategy is to create, build and manage specialist legal practices under one modern business structure. The Group’s clients and employees enjoy the sense of personal service sociability, identity and teamwork associated with specialist practices, and at the same time confident that they are working with a large modern legal business.
Martin comments on his appointment: “I am extremely grateful to be given the opportunity to join such a modern, motivated and highly successful law firm. I look forwarding to helping the Real Estate team build on their success and contribute towards the continued growth and development of Beyond Corporate and the wider Group in the future.”
James Corlett, Managing Partner at Beyond Corporate comments: “We’re delighted to have Martin join Beyond Corporate. Martin is a very strong addition, underlining our growth strategy and providing further strength and depth to Beyond Corporate’s Real Estate team. Importantly for us, Martin’s appointment further enhances the profile and personality of the wider Group and emphasises our commitment to continue to recruit positive team players to work in a dynamic environment.”
Matt Fleetwood, Chief Executive and Founder of Beyond Law Group adds: “We’re excited to welcome Martin to the Group and for him to further enhance and support our offering within Beyond Corporate’s Real Estate team. As a Group, we’ve had an excellent 2023 and Martin’s appointment will enable us to take that momentum forward into 2024 and beyond.”