Specialists in Commercial and Residential Property Law

Est. in 1988

Who are we?

Edwards Clegg is a specialist property law firm advising clients on all aspects of commercial and residential property law. The Firm was established in 1988 and uses its years of experience to provide clients with clear and practical advice.

We advise commercial and private clients on transactional property matters, ranging from development sites, investment properties, warehouses, shops and offices to residential sales and purchases. Instructions are dealt with by senior members of the Firm; a feature which gives our clients access to decades of combined experience and an exceptional level of client care.


commercial property

With a detailed knowledge of the market and years of experience, we are experts in all areas of commercial property including commercial and residential development, investment, asset management, acquisitions, disposals, finance and occupiers. We use our in-depth knowledge of property law to guide clients through complex transactions whilst putting our client’s commercial interests (including time and budgetary pressures) at the forefront of the transaction.


residential property

Buying or selling a home is one the most important transactions you can make. Our friendly residential conveyancing team will guide you through the process applying their substantial experience, knowledge and common sense to help you move. Our team prides itself on providing a local and personal service being on hand to answer your queries at any time. We are accredited to the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme an industry quality standard for conveyancing practice and management.

Meet the team


Philippa Edwards

Solicitor, LLB (Hons)

A specialist in commercial property, Philippa qualified in 2005, spending 10 years at Top 100 Law Firm Freeths in their Real Estate team before joining the Firm. Philippa is recognised for her thorough approach to transactions and efficient service. She is now the Principal of Edwards Clegg.

Jeff Edwards

Solicitor, LLB (Hons)

Jeff has been practising as a solicitor since 1976, founding the Firm in 1988. He is highly regarded for his knowledge and expertise in commercial property and planning matters. Jeff’s clients value his pragmatic and commercial advice.


Niki Guthrie

Solicitor, BA(Hons), PgDL

Coming to law after working in the construction industry, Niki is passionate about buildings and land. Commencing her legal career in Derby in 1999, she spent 16 years at top tier firm Freeths establishing a track record in real estate law, mixed use development, Landlord and Tenant work, affordable housing schemes and secured lending. Niki has a particular interest in land acquisition for residential development. Clients rate her collaborative and personable manner, sound business acumen and attention to detail.

Chris Watterson

Associate CILEX

Chris started practising in 1978, qualifying as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 1983. As well as dealing with the majority of residential property transactions in the Firm, Chris has a broad range of experience in commercial property matters which commands his own following.

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