Kate is a Partner, and leads a team of real estate lawyers in the Gatwick office dealing with commercial and residential conveyancing and property transactions relating to the utilities industry.
Kate has more than 18 years’ experience in commercial property work with a particular emphasis on secured lending, landlord and tenant and development. She acts for household name companies, major lenders and property developers/ investors in relation to a variety of issues including freehold and leasehold land acquisition, lease renewals, refinancing, due diligence title investigations in corporate transactions, option/pre-emption agreements and site disposals. She and her dedicated utilities team also have many years’ experience acting for electricity distribution network operators and gas transporters in acquiring freehold and leasehold substation and IGT sites and easements for electric lines and gas mains throughout the country.
Kate and her teams are dedicated to providing innovative solutions to their clients within a framework of technological efficiency, excellent technical knowledge and outstanding client care.
Recent work examples
- ESP Electricity and ES Pipelines are established and valued clients of the firm and our work with them has steadily increased over the last several years. We work closely with them in securing property rights for their assets throughout their electricity and gas networks. We work to tight timescales to ensure that the appropriate rights are in place and their customers’ developments are connected to the network as quickly as possible.
- An established developer in the M4 corridor to acquire a major town centre property for conversion from offices into residential flats.