Vanessa Groom

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Vanessa is an Associate in our Built Environment Sector and leads the New Homes Team in our Southampton office.

Main areas of practice

Vanessa specialises in all aspects of Residential Property work and has acted for Private Clients, Developers, Housing Associations and Banks.

She now deals primarily with Residential Development, setting up sites for and progressing newbuild sales as well as handling Infrastructure Agreements. She also assists and works closely with our Finance & Corporate Teams advising Lender clients on property related finance and secured lending.


Vanessa’s clients include major Property Developers both national and regional, Independent Homebuilders, Registered Providers of Social Housing and Lenders.


Vanessa was awarded the prestigious Cooks & Hatchards Law Prize in 2015 by The Law Society.



Vanessa holds a Law LLB (Hons) degree and completed her Diploma in Legal Practice at The University of Exeter Law School. She joined Blake Morgan in October 2017 having relocated from Dorset where she trained with a regional law firm and qualified as a Solicitor.

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  • The Law Society
  • Southampton Property Association

Significant Experience

  • Residential Development and Site Set-Up.
  • Infrastructure Agreements.
  • Property Finance.
  • Residential Property Conveyancing.