18/01/2022

Heavy-weight legal duo Baljit Chohan and Michael Bennett have joined forces to spearhead Beswicks Legal’s Birmingham offering.

The well-respected pair, who have over 50 years’ experience between them, will be supporting clients from across the country from our new base in the heart of Birmingham.

Baljit Chohan has extensive experience as a partner in some of the biggest law firms in the country working in both national and international roles.

He represents business clients from technology start-ups to major listed corporates across the whole spectrum of sectors, including technology, engineering, defence, retail, leisure and real estate. He specialises in national and international mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and joint ventures.

Working alongside Baljit is Commercial Property Partner Michael Bennett who is an expert in landlord and tenant law, specialising in advising businesses on leasing, managing, disposing of and acquiring commercial property.

Michael has extensive in-house experience working for commercial property businesses, including property investment and development companies Calthorpe Estates and Folkes Holdings, resulting in him gaining in-depth knowledge in a range of sectors, from industrial, logistics and distribution, to office, retail, hospitality and medical.

Commenting on the launch of Beswicks’ Birmingham base, Managing Partner Nick Phillips said: “Baljit and Michael are not only outstanding lawyers they are also experienced operators in Birmingham, who have a keen understanding of the Birmingham market and the needs and ambitions of businesses in the midlands region and beyond.

“Our new Birmingham base will give existing clients in the midlands ease of access to our full range of legal services, while also enabling us to build our client base and accelerate our growth.”

Baljit Chohan, Corporate Partner, said: “I am excited to be joining Beswicks Legal at this stage of its growth and delivering high quality commercial legal solutions for clients from the Birmingham base.”

Commercial Property Partner Michael Bennett added: “It is an exciting time to be joining Beswicks Legal and the opening of the Birmingham office underscores the firm’s ambitious growth plans and marks a clear statement of intent.”

Our Birmingham office is at 2 Snowhill Queensway, Birmingham, telephone 0121 516 3025.