Partner

Real Estate and Real Estate Finance

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Partner

Real Estate and Real Estate Finance

Expertise

Liz is an experienced real estate lawyer who specialises in real estate finance and short-term commercial lending. Liz has acted extensively for both lenders and investors and developers in connection with the acquisition, disposal, financing, and management of a broad range of real estate assets including offices, industrial, retail, student accommodation and residential investment portfolios as well as urban regeneration and development sites. Liz and her team are proactive, commercially-minded and committed to getting her clients the results they want with minimum fuss. Liz’s clients value her for her swift turnaround times, strong transaction management and solution-driven approach.

Liz Advises

  • Mainstream and challenger banks
  • Bridging lenders
  • Property investment and development companies
  • Business owners

Experience Highlights

  • Acting for several well-known commercial lenders on an ongoing basis in connection with the financing and refinancing of various high value commercial, mixed use and residential property assets.
  • Acting for bridging lenders in connection with the urgent provision of pre-construction finance for development sites.
  • Working with both developer and lender clients in connection with the acquisition, financing, and disposal of development sites, with particular expertise in the financing of urban regeneration projects in locations including Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool.
  • Advising property owners in relation to all aspects of the growth and management of their investment portfolios including acquisitions and disposals, portfolio finance arrangements, document management, lease negotiations, landlord consents and all other landlord and tenant matters.
  • Advising business owners and occupiers in connection with their commercial property interests such as:
    • negotiating and advising on the terms of new or existing commercial letting arrangements; and
    • assessing and advising on commercial property liabilities and arrangements in connection with proposed corporate acquisitions.

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP)
  • Nabarro LLP (now CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP)
  • Simmons & Simmons LLP

Previous Businesses

  • In-house legal team, Actis LLP

Education

  • University of Oxford, BA (Jurisprudence)
  • UWE, Bristol (Legal Practice Course)