Elizabeth is a commercial property specialist with a focus on working with property investors, corporate occupiers, charities and clients in the public sector. She has in-depth experience across a range of commercial property matters, including conditional sales and purchases, option agreements, agreements for lease and property management matters. She has over eight years of experience in advising education bodies (including Universities, Cambridge colleges, FE institutions and private providers) in respect of their portfolios and is used to working to tight timescales in order to achieve the desired result by the necessary deadline.
Elizabeth’s practice also includes buying and selling student accommodation and she has acted for a number of overseas property investors in this sector, steering them through the complexities of the UK market. Following one such acquisition, Elizabeth was described by the client as “responsive, focussed, hardworking, punctual, cool as a cucumber and just an all-round pleasure to deal with”.
- 2022 - Present: Howes Percival LLP, Partner
- 2017 - 2022: Howes Percival LLP, Director
- 2017 - 2019: Howes Percival LLP, Senior Associate
- 2007 - 2017: Mills & Reeve LLP
- 2006 - 2007: Legal Practice Course, Northumbria University
- 2003 - 2006: University College London (Laws)
Older People's Shared Ownership: The Future of Retirement Living?
The problems faced by generation rent and first time buyers dominate the housing headlines, but there is another element to the housing crisis which gets less attention. The supply of housing for older people is not keeping up with…
A new deal for renting: the end of assured shorthold tenancies
The government yesterday published its updated consultation outcome on private sector renting. The report can be read in full here but the main headline is a simpler tenancy structure and the end of fixed term tenancies in the private…
New case law on rents under the Electronic Communications Code
Two recent cases have looked at the issue that is probably most relevant to landowners with electronic communications equipment on their land (and probably most relevant to the operators as well) – the rents payable under the Code.…
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