Sophie is a Senior Associate in the Asset Management Team.

Specialising in all aspects of commercial property including in the retail, office and industrial sectors, Sophie deals in particular with freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals, the grant of new leases and lease renewals (including 1954 Act renewals), surrenders, assignments and underlettings.

Other areas of expertise include portfolio management work, secured lending (including advising lenders on the acquisition and refinancing of commercial property) and preparing reports on title for developer clients.

Recent examples of how Sophie has supported clients include:

  • acting for a banking group on the refinance of a mixed-use property portfolio (including a hotel and multi-tenanted residential properties) in the South East;
  • working for a national retailer in relation to new leasehold acquisitions and 1954 Act lease renewals;
  • completing certificates of title in respect of the financing of a high value residential development in Kent;
  • acting for an insurance industry client on the leasehold acquisition of off-plan office buildings in central London.