Lama is an Associate in the Asset Management team.
With extensive experience across the Real Estate sector, her work includes the sale and purchase of freehold and leasehold premises, including ground rent acquisitions. She also has a variety of experience in various commercial property transactions, varying from assisting on corporate takeovers as well as acting for both landlords and tenants in different areas of commercial property work.
Her specialist knowledge is in advising on complex and high value acquisitions, deal structuring as well as due diligence and compliance issues, particularly related to purchasing freehold and leasehold acquisitions of ground rent portfolios.
She also advises on a variety of general landlord and tenant issues, such as the grant, assignment and surrender of leases and the use of rent deposits. She also deals with the management and restructuring of commercial property portfolios.
Working alongside property investment funds, large institutional landlords and retail tenants, her focus is on providing the best service to her clients by understanding the client needs. Regardless of whether the client is an institutional corporate client or a small local business/individual, she tailors her advice and personal approach to accommodate the task at hand. Due to her diverse background, she is able to offer both a professional and a human touch to the transaction. She always strives to provide the best service and goes above and beyond to ensure that the task is completed successfully to the client’s satisfaction.
Clients include corporate property investors managed by UK real estate. She most notably acts for asset-backed investment company, Long Harbour.
Recent examples of how Lama has supported clients include:
- negotiating and agreeing a commercial lease for an architect company owned by a husband and wife within 6 weeks of instructions;
- acquiring the leasehold interest of 276 apartments at a prime location in Bristol under at tight timescale ensuring that all property due diligence has been carried out to the client’s satisfaction as well as facilitating and managing the fire safety snagging issues between the client and the seller; and
- assisting senior associates and partners on high-net value transactions including the freehold acquisition of over 20 blocks of new build flats from a national house builder, across several sites throughout the UK worth several million pounds.