Baines Wilson advises on Genesis Homes acquisition of Russell Armer Homes

April 12, 2021 - 12:00am

Baines Wilson advises on Genesis Homes acquisition of Russell Armer Homes

The Corporate and Commercial Property teams at Baines Wilson have advised Genesis Homes on its acquisition of Russell Armer Homes. Assisting on the deal were Head of Corporate and Commercial, Andrew Hill, Corporate Partner, Jennifer Bell and Head of Commercial Property, Duncan Harty.

The acquisition brings together two of the North West’s leading housing developers and furthers Genesis Homes’ strategy for growth into South Lakes and North Lancashire.

Andrew Hill, at Baines Wilson commented: “It was a pleasure to work with the Genesis Team on this acquisition. It is a testament to their identity as a leading property developer in the region and we are pleased to continue to assist them in their plans for growth”.

Nicky Gordon, Genesis Managing Director, said: ‘Genesis is a business which continues to grow with its sights set on delivery regionally across Cumbria and Lancashire and this acquisition provides that platform for delivery. Baines Wilson have been an essential support to Genesis for many years and we are again thankful for the quality of their advice and their proactive approach throughout this acquisition”.

The Corporate and Commercial Property teams at Baines Wilson have also recently received a significant accolade in this year’s edition of the Legal 500 and Chambers guides. Both teams ranked in the top tier for the North region and Head of Commercial Property, Duncan Harty is listed as a leading individual. One of only two Cumbrian specialists to receive this accolade, the other being Head of Partnership at Baines Wilson, Sean Logue.

The Corporate team at Baines Wilson are also one of only two Cumbrian firms to be ranked in the reputable Chambers UK guide. In addition, Andrew Hill who is ranked individually as a leading lawyer.

The Corporate team have been praised by clients for their "client-centric" approach, who add that "The quality of the firm's culture, service and advice all adds up to extremely good value for money."

Another Client praises the team’s approach to client service, saying: "They don't treat you as a current issue but rather support you as a long-term partner."

The Commercial Property team are praised as being “…Prepared to go the extra mile to meet deadlines”. Always offering ‘common-sense advice’ with a ‘deep understanding’ of property transactions.