Gillian Pelham

Real Estate & Minerals Specialist

Gillian is a highly conscientious and self-motivated solicitor, with a dedication to client delivery. Gillian is known for handling challenging and varied caseloads on an independent basis, successfully building a renowned client base. She specialises in mineral sector and natural resources work but also deals with all aspects of commercial property, with a particular focus on site acquisition for residential development.

  • Mineral operating companies;
  • Landowners;
  • Residential Developers;
  • Landlords & Tenants
  • Completed dovetailed mineral leases with four landowners to extend workings for a national aggregates business, including negotiation of the associated s106 Agreement;
  • Completed site acquisition and due diligence for a national house builder for the purposes of a large-scale housing development in the Peak District.
  • Dealt with multiple commercial lease renewals for a national supermarket as tenant in Local shop parades.
  • Completed land acquisition for regional house builder, set up the new site and dealt with sales of over 30 plots.

Previous law firms

  • Freeths LLP



  • BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course
  • Manchester Metropolitan University, Post Graduate Diploma in Law
  • University of California, Berkeley BA (Hons) Legal Studies

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