Rachel Sales Associate

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Contact Details

Rachel’s principle area of practice is commercial real estate and she deals mainly with landlord and tenant transactional work and charity property matters.

Main areas of practice

During her time with the firm she has gained exposure to a broad range of commercial work including sales, purchases and corporate support work for a range of clients.

Clients

She acts for a broad range of clients including corporates, private individuals and registered charities. She has experience of acting for both landlord and tenant clients on her transactional work.

Significant experience

Having acted for a number of charity clients, Rachel has been able to develop specialist knowledge of the issues affecting the charity retail sector through her landlord and tenant work.

Other expertise

Charities: She acts for household name and local charities dealing with the wide ranging property issues which arise out of their varied portfolios. Rachel has advised on acquisitions, disposals, renewal leases and in delivering general property advice. She also advises clients on purchasing properties with the aid of bank finance.

Education: Rachel has a specialism in the property specific issues arising when schools covert to academy status as well as dealing with property issues arising post-conversion, including experience of submitting consent applications to the Education Funding Authority.

Expertise

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