Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Law Firm Helping to Raise Smiles at Club

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Law Firm Helping to Raise Smiles at Club

Article excerpt

LAW firm Hay & Kilner has helped to transform a derelict basement on Tyneside into a top comedy venue which has already secured the services of TV stars Frankie Boyle, Sarah Millican and Rory Bremner.

The Newcastle firm worked with Edinburgh-based comedy club operator The Stand to help it end a search, which has taken several years, to find the ideal venue in the region.

Having outlined a derelict basement at 31 High Bridge which is owned by Newcastle City Council, Hay & Kilner navigated The Stand through a lengthy process of negotiation to agree 25-year lease of the site.

Nicola Tiffen, a partner on Hay & Kilner's commercial property team, played a key role in enabling the comedy club to finally complete its Tyneside expansion, which it has long been considering.

She said: "Although the site was derelict it was the ideal size and perfect location for The Stand and allowed the company to fulfil its ambitions of expanding into the North East. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.