Holmes & Hills Solicitors’ Commercial Property Team has been once again recognised as one of the leading teams of specialist commercial property solicitors in the region by the Legal 500 directory of the UK’s top law firms and solicitors.
Working in partnership with developers, land owners, farmers, property consultants and business owners across East Anglia and the South East, the Commercial Property Team at Holmes & Hills provides pragmatic, specialist Commercial Property Law advice and representation.
Currently comprising eight specialist commercial property lawyers, the firm is continuing to grow the team following the department’s relocation to its new regional base at Holmes & Hills’ new A12 Commercial Hub head office at J25 of the A12, Marks Tey, Colchester. The department currently has a vacancy for an experienced commercial property solicitor to join its ranks.
The Commercial Property Team at Holmes & Hills is Led by Partner of the firm Rebecca Mason, who is individually recognised by the Legal 500 2021 as a Next Generation Partner for her expertise in development and land issues. Rebecca advises the firm’s land-owning and developer clients on issues such as development site disposal and acquisition, option agreements with national developers, promotion agreements, development finance matters, as well as consortium agreements.
Philippa Jerram, senior solicitor within the department, was also personally named and recommended by editors of the Legal 500 for her specialist expertise in agricultural property matters, in recognition of her agricultural client base across East Anglia.
Commenting on the specialist team, clients and professionals contacted by editors of the Legal 500 2021 had the following to say about the team:
“The commercial property team are extremely approachable and show a real care for their clients. This and their personal approach to matters means they are a pleasure to work with. They have a broad range of knowledge and are able to ensure that advice is joined up with other disciplines within their business.”
Michael Wright, Consultant within the department is also personally mentioned by editors of the Legal 500 for his experience dealing extremely complex development matters, alongside Rebecca Mason, as well as his involvement in advising on extremely high value, internal development projects for UK based developer and property investment clients.
More widely, the commercial property solicitors at Holmes & Hills assist business owners, property investors, investment funds and commercial landlords with acquisition and disposal of freehold and leasehold commercial property, property finance matters, exercising break clauses, granting new leases, as well as reviewing and advising on leases, rights and responsibilities.