Louise Howells

Partner
Contact details

029 2068 6142

Outstanding ...skilful and knowledgeable advice within the social housing sector and handles real estate work for a slew of housing associations. Very experienced at social housing work.

Legal 500 2018

Louise is an experienced commercial property lawyer based in our Cardiff office acting for many of the firm’s commercial clients.

Main areas of practice

Louise’s work includes acting for Housing Associations in the acquisition, disposal and refinancing of properties where she has evolved a strong reputation as a trusted advisor. Louise has developed an expertise in acting for tenants in the management of a portfolio of retail properties as well as in dealings with public houses. She acts regularly for an acquisitive PLC in the purchase of companies with key property components and represents companies in the health care sector involved in the acquisition and development of portfolios of new medical centres for GP’s.

Louise has provided advice and assistance to developers bringing forward large sites for development and is expert in the many dimensions of commercial property transactions and land based legal issues.

 

Expertise

Career

Louise qualified as a solicitor in 2002.

Contact details

029 2068 6142

Accreditations
Top Tier Firms Top Ranked Uk Chambers 2018

Significant Experience

  • Acting on behalf of RSL clients in refinancing and new finance facilities involving large portfolios of properties
  • Advising on the acquisition and disposal of properties including negotiation of conditional contracts, options and sectional agreements such as Section 106, 104 and 38 Agreements
  • Providing advice and assistance in acquiring large sites for development
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial leases for both private-sector clients and RSLs

Quotes


Louise Howells attracts praise for her social housing practice, which is focused on development and regeneration projects. Clients say that "she is approachable, knowledgeable, and has a good eye for detail."

Chambers and Partners 2019

“She is a tenacious lawyer.”

Chambers and Partners 2018