Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has been shortlisted for Real Estate Team of the Year at the Legal Business Awards 2020.
The firm was shortlisted for its work advising the South Tees Development Corporation on the acquisition and regeneration of the former steel works on Teesside from TATA Steel. A multi-disciplinary team advised on real estate development, regeneration, environmental, corporate, tax and commercial issues. The project represented the first step towards the regeneration of the former steel work site that had been lying idle since its closure in 2015 at a cost of nearly 2,000 jobs.
The Legal Business Awards, which are in their 23rd year, celebrate the very best in the legal profession. The awards ceremony takes place on Thursday 26 March 2020 in Mayfair, London.