Tessa's specialisms are landlord and tenant, sales and purchases of commercial property, and banking work. She negotiates leases, mainly for owners of commercial property portfolios and advises on landlord and tenant legislation. She acts for banks and private lenders in relation to their property work. She deals with sales and purchases of commercial land and buildings; including advising on overage and clawback and Stamp Duty Land Tax issues.
Having worked in industry herself, Tessa has a good understanding of how businesses operate, and is aware of the commercial pressures on business clients.
2004 Partner, Howes Percival
2002 Associate, Howes Percival
1998 Assistant Solicitor, Howes Percival
1994-1996 Leathes Prior
1993-1994 Nottingham Law School
1990-1993 University of East Anglia
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SDLT is changing: The introduction of Land Transaction Tax in Wales
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Howes Percival Supports Local Charity by Taking Part in Norwich Legal Walk
On Thursday 7th June, over 150 lawyers, advisors and…
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