Sarah is a hugely experienced Associate in Darwin Gray’s award-winning Commercial Property team. She deals with a wide range of commercial property work including non-contentious landlord and tenant matters, sales and purchases, development projects and secured lending. She acts for and advises a wide variety of clients including sole traders, partnerships, housing associations, charities and limited companies. Valued for her pragmatic and client-focussed approach, Sarah brings a wealth of experience to the team.
Acting for a developer/investor client in a £1.9 million refinancing of their mixed-use portfolio.
Advising a London-based professional consultancy partnership in the re-gearing of their office lease post COVID-19.
Acting for a soft-drinks retailer in its nationwide expansion, negotiating and agreeing leases in transport hubs across London and city centre outlets in England and Wales.
Acting for a financial institution in their £1.4 million secured lending over a serviced apartment block in South West England.
Advising a tenant taking a lease of a new-build commercial unit in Canary Wharf for restaurant use, including negotiating an option to purchase.
Acting for a West Wales based nursing home in the successful renewal of their lease of their premises.
Acting for a housing association in connection with the setting up and grant of flexible short terms leases for its newly-built enterprise centre.
Acting for a client transferring their commercial investment property into their SIPP (Self Invested Person Pension) scheme.
Dealing with the renewal of a lease of a dental practice for an investor Landlord client.
Advising a charity in connection with their secured grant funding to fund a residential activity centre.
Agreements for lease and surrenders.
Charity property transactions.
Commercial property financing and refinancing.
Freehold and leasehold sales and purchases.
New leases and lease renewals.
Re-gearing of leases: deeds of variation, side letters, reversionary leases.
SIPP (Self Invested Person Pension) scheme transactions.
Sub-lettings and assignments of leases.
Associate, Darwin Gray – 2018 – present
Solicitor, Darwin Gray – 2016 – 2018
Solicitor, Darwin Gray – 2004 – 2009
Trainee Solicitor, Rubin Lewis O’Brien – 2002-2004
Llantarnam School, Cwmbran
University of Glamorgan
Cardiff Law School
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