Helen is a Senior Associate in the Asset Management team.

Experienced in advising on the non-contentious aspects of real estate transactions, including land acquisitions subject to residential long leases, and day-to-day portfolio management.

Helen also advises on commercial landlord and tenant matters, including the grant and renewal of leases, lease assignment and subletting, licenses to carry out alterations, break clauses and lease termination provisions.

Working primarily for pension funds and investors in high volume property portfolios as well as advising private companies and individual commercial property owners with smaller commercial property portfolios.

Recent examples of how Helen has supported clients include:

  • freehold acquisition of a 92 units each subject to long residential leases with a value of £550, 000;
  • assisting on a multi-million-pound ground rent portfolio acquisition;
  • the review of a master lease for a client with a small property portfolio to ensure that the tenants were on the same lease terms and to enable the client to achieve its long-term redevelopment plans; and
  • drafting a master deed of variation of a head lease to assist a developer to roll out a series of long residential leases to its tenants.