Kirsty advises on a broad range of real estate matters with a particular focus on commercial development work including pre-lets and forward funding transactions. She has extensive experience managing property portfolios for major plc clients and household names and deals with all aspects of Landlord and Tenant work. Kirsty acts for a wide variety of clients including developers, investors, landlords and occupational tenants principally in the Later Living sector and in the retail, licensed and leisure sectors.

Kirsty's experience includes:

  • managing acquisitions for Revolution Bars Group PLC on its ambitious bar restaurant roll out programmes, and managing all aspects of its property portfolio;
  • acting for private commercial development companies on conditional acquisitions, sub-sales, disposals, pre-lets and forward funding arrangements;
  • advising Mercedes-Benz on all aspects of its property portfolio, including acquisitions and disposals, development of new dealerships and real estate asset management matters; and
  • dealing with conditional turn-key development agreements for a well-known national hotel chain.

Kirsty studied at the University of Manchester, the Université de Bourgogne in Dijon and the College of Law in Chester. She trained at Laytons before joining Shoosmiths in June 2011 as a newly qualified lawyer.


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