Welcome to Manchester

Welcome to Manchester branch on Interact. We are a well-established regional property networking group with members including clients, contractors and property professionals. We meet at least four times a year with guests to make introductions and share knowledge and opportunities. For more information, please contact the current Branch Chair, details below.

Branch Chair

Daniel Hargreaves


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Dan is a real estate lawyer with considerable experience in a broad range of commercial property matters, acting for both public and private sector clients, including developers, occupiers, government departments and local authorities, education establishments, investors and financial institutions. He specialises in advising on development projects from single site schemes to multi-site large scale and long term projects. Recent and current projects include advising Royal Borough of Kingston on the regeneration of a large estate to deliver 2000 new homes and advising on the delivery of several Garden Village schemes across the UK. Dan joined the Shoosmiths’ real estate practice in January 2016, having spent 14 years at Pinsent Masons. Shoosmiths LLP is a major UK law firm with a network of offices working together as one national team. The Firm is renowned for providing excellent client service to a client list including local authorities, private companies, financial institutions, developers, investors, social housing bodies, occupiers and public sector bodies. Shoosmiths is a full service firm with expertise in the full range of legal disciplines including Real Estate, Private Client, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Corporate, Litigation, Employment, and Regulatory.

Manchester Members

Andrew Rainford

Andrew Thomas

Barbara Wroblewski

Bill Davidson

Caroline Aspinall

Charmaine O’Connor

Curtis Ashworth

Dan Hargreaves

Daniel Hargreaves



David Stafford

David Vayro

Derek Walker

Eddie Bredenhann

Emyr Jones

Garry Rowlands

Jonathan Bray

Julian Peck

Justine McGuinn

Lewis Peck

Matthew Gerken

Michael Kitching

Richard Pearse

Rob Henshall

Stephen Worsnip

Tony Bennett