Leading Industrial & Logistics Experts Nick Hardie and Will Merrett Join Hollis Hockley to Co-Head New Industrial Advisory Platform

Hardie and Merrett have over 20 years combined experience advising on occupational, development and strategic land transactions within the sector. Their broad experience across multiple regions provides huge scope for growing the industrial platform at Hollis Hockley.

In recent years, the pair have advised on over 3 million sq ft of leasing transactions and over 1,000 acres of strategic development land. Their extensive knowledge base covers key markets across Greater London, the South East and the Midlands.

The duo are a key strategic hire for the partnership as it continues to grow its presence across these regions. They join existing partners Neil Hockley, Jeremy Metcalfe, Rhodri Shaw, Chris Barrs, Alice Hilliard and Natasha Ryan as well as recent hire Mike Rowlands.

‘It is a very exciting time to have industrial heavyweights such as Nick and Will joining the partnership. They bring with them a wealth of experience, ambition and detailed knowledge of the industrial & logistics sector. We look forward to providing best in class, Partner led advice to our clients across the regions’ commented Mike Rowlands, Partner at Hollis Hockley.

In October 2019, Barrs, Shaw and Metcalfe joined Neil Hockley at Hollis Hockley to spearhead an expansion of the Partnership. Since then Hollis Hockley has opened a Reading office and been appointed on over 3.5 million sq ft of high profile leasing instructions across the South East market, including the Frasers Property Southern Estates Business Park portfolio.