Emma qualified into commercial property in 2010 and joined Birketts as an Associate in the Commercial Property Team in October 2016, from the Nottingham offices of a national firm.
Emma has particular expertise in property development (both residential and commercial), property management and landlord and tenant work, but carries out a wide variety of other work for clients.
Some recent examples of Emma’s work include:
Emma was also completed a secondment to the in-house legal team at Tarmac Trading Limited, providing support on the management of Tarmac’s large property portfolio and advising on property disposals, mining leases, leases to occupiers and other day-to-day property management issues.
- Acting for a consortium of national housebuilders on the conditional acquisition of a 1000-plot development site with a range of complex issues including sales overage, legal charges for deferred payments and rights of way issues.
- Advising a supermarket retailer on conditional acquisitions of new sites (on a freehold and leasehold basis), including works obligations, warranties and construction issues. This involved working closely with the client’s other professional advisers in order to provide a seamless service.
- Advising a number of new franchisees on agreements for lease and leases in a variety of high street and retail centre developments.
- Options over and purchases of strategic land, promotion agreements, sales and purchases of affordable housing and sales of local centres and commercial units within developments.
Emma is based in our Cambridge office.