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About Andrew

Andrew is head of Winckworth Sherwood’s housing and regeneration practice and has over 25 years experience in advising on a wide range of projects and governance and regulatory issues. He has a particular expertise in major regeneration schemes, in mergers and in establishing new organisations, both for delivering specific projects and to restructure clients’ businesses.

Recent Experience

  • Lead partner for Genesis on the Woodberry Down regeneration project in Hackney, involving more than 1,000 new affordable dwellings
  • Advising on numerous mergers between social landlords, including due diligence and forming new governance structures for the resulting groups
  • Acting for a joint venture between a national house-builder and multi-national contractor on the provision of a new college and the construction of 360 new dwellings
  • Advising Affinity Sutton on merger negotiations with Circle Housing

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Career Experience

1989 to present: Partner, Winckworth Sherwood

1988 to 1989: Solicitor, Winckworth Sherwood

1987 to 1988: Solicitor, Ross Williams Wakefield & Co

1985 to 1987: Articled Clerk, Ross Williams Wakefield & Co

Head of the housing and regeneration department, Andrew Murray is “very competent, has excellent technical knowledge and is a skilled presenter.”

Chambers and Partners UK

Andrew “is an excellent person to have in your corner thanks to his creative solutions and market insight.”

Legal 500, 2017

“First-rate lawyer who is completely on top of his brief”

Chambers, 2019

“Andrew Murray is incredibly helpful”

A client of Winckworth Sherwood

“He is adept at finding practical and valuable solutions to a range of issues”

Chambers 2019

Upcoming Events

7 - 11 September 2020

Housing 2020 – The Virtual Housing Festival

Winckworth Sherwood is sponsoring the ‘Future of Living’ stream at Housing 2020 – The Virtual Housing Festival (formerly Housing Manchester)[…..]

Virtual Exhibition.

16-17 September 2020

Winckworth Sherwood at Social Housing Finance Conference

Winckworth Sherwood are sponsoring the Social Housing Finance Conference which takes place on Wednesday 16 & Thursday 17 September as[…..]