Experience and Background

Estelle is a specialist social housing solicitor who advises registered providers/housing associations, their subsidiaries, local authorities and developers on all aspects of affordable housing acquisition, development and disposal.

She has gained broad experience in commercial property over 20 years of practice, acting for institutional landlords, real estate funds, Transport for London, NHS trusts, and national retailers before specialising more recently in social housing. Estelle acts on land led and S106 acquisitions advises on planning agreements and variations, easements, shared ownership site site-up and sales.

Estelle is ranked as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500. She delivers training on topical issues in social housing and has co-hosted a Lexis-Nexis webinar on shared ownership.

  • 2021 - Present: Howes Percival LLP - Partner 
  • 2017 - 2021 - Spire Solicitors LLP - Partner
  • 2008 - 2017 - Aviva - Senior Counsel
  • 2005 - 2008 - Eversheds - Asssociate
  • 2002 - 2005 - Baker & McKenzie - Associate
  • 2000 - 2002 - Howard Kennedy - Solicitor


“Estelle Corner is very skilled at managing my expectations around cases which we bring to them which, is no small feat!”
- Client Testimonial in The Legal 500 2023 edition
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