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02 Mar 2020

New partner joins Boodle Hatfield property practice from Blake Morgan

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Leading private wealth law firm Boodle Hatfield has appointed construction specialist Navpreet Atwal as a partner in its property practice.

Navpreet joins Boodle Hatfield from top 50 law firm Blake Morgan where she was a legal director.

Navpreet advises owners, developers, contractors, consultants, private equity investors, and institutional lenders on major construction projects across the globe. Significant work she has undertaken includes construction due diligence advice on the £1bn acquisition and financing of an office tower in London and advice on a $1.2bn development consisting of hotels, casinos, commercial centres and a residential complex.

Navpreet was shortlisted for the ‘Legal Adviser of the Year’ award at the Women in Finance Awards 2018. The Women in Finance Awards celebrate the individuals and organisations leading change, breaking down barriers and creating new possibilities for equal representation in the world of finance.

Boodle Hatfield has a leading property practice advising landlords, developers and investors around the UK and overseas. The practice has particular expertise in the development, investment, sale, letting and management of major commercial projects including landmark hotels, blue-chip office, retail, residential and mixed-use developments in Central London as well as significant urban regeneration projects.

Simon Williams, Partner and Head of Property at Boodle Hatfield, says: “We’re excited to have Navpreet join us here at Boodle Hatfield. Her experience of advising on projects of very substantial scope and scale is a great fit for our property and construction practice.”

Boodle Hatfield Senior Partner Sara Maccallum adds: We’re delighted to attract another very accomplished Partner to Boodle Hatfield. The firm continues to go from strength to strength and Navpreet will be a great help in achieving our strategic targets”.

Navpreet comments, “I am thrilled to be joining Boodle Hatfield as a partner in the property team. The firm has an exceptionally strong reputation in that sector augmented by an enviable client following. I am looking forward to adding to Boodle Hatfield’s existing practice areas and collaborating with my new colleagues across different sectors.”