Helen is a Senior Associate in the Asset Management team.

Experienced in advising on the non-contentious aspects of commercial property transactions, including land acquisitions, sales and purchases and day-to-day portfolio management.  Helen advises on 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. 

A large proportion of Helen's work relates to property finance for corporate clients looking to refinance to fund business expansion or to secure a better deal with a new lender. She also assists with the property aspects of corporate sales and acquisitions.

Working for banks, pension funds, private and public companies, small charities, educational establishments, day nurseries and individual commercial property owners.

Recent examples of how Helen has supported clients include:

  • negotiated a 2 year lease of temporary school accommodation for St Ralph Sherwin Catholic MAT so that the trust could continue to operate whilst reconstruction of the St Mary’s school in Derby could take place after a fire damaged the school;
  • assisted DKA Commercial with its acquisition of land in Little Eaton, Derby, including negotiation of an overage agreement; and
  • acted for clients on the sale for £1,125,000 of a multi-let office building in Nottingham. There were 19 occupiers of this property and extensive queries were raised by the buyer’s and it’s lender’s solicitors.