I’m a partner in the real estate team; a commercial lawyer who takes a pragmatic approach. I build teams that get things done.
I deal with all kinds of commercial property transactions, specialising in advising businesses of all shapes and sizes on their occupational property interests.
I head up the retail, leisure and hospitality sector and have a real passion for helping luxury retailers and fast growing, innovative businesses expand into the UK market.
My team enjoy getting deals done with a minimum of fuss to allow our clients to focus on the exciting work of growing their business and brand.
I always listen to what my clients are looking to achieve first and then work out the best and most efficient way of getting them there.
Areas of expertise:
- New site/store acquisitions
- New leases and lease assignments.
- Lease disposals
- Sales and purchases of commercial property.
- Property aspects of corporate transactions.
Qualifications and memberships
- Qualified in September 2006
Advising international fashion group with four luxury brands on its portfolio of stores in the UK including new store acquisitions in London.
Advising grocery delivery technology businesses on its rapid expansion into the UK market from the first store acquisition to being acquired for $100m.
Advising a household name home improvement retailer on its UK property portfolio comprising around 150 stores including lease re-gears, freehold acquisitions and store disposals.
Managing Cripps’ relationship with a public drinking water supplier to a large chunk of the South East, dealing with their substantial property portfolio.
Leading on the sale of a luxury group of boutique hotels across London, working with Cripps corporate, tax and banking teams.
Leading on the real estate work for an established online food delivery company from the successful initial pitch.