Kathryn heads up the estate & asset management team, focusing on all aspects of management work, including applications for consent to assign and underlet, granting new leases (both commercial and residential), lease variations and general management advice.
Kathryn specialises in alterations work for some of our clients’ most prestigious properties, including complex applications involving alterations with implications of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, overriding and extended lease applications, airspace and subsoil applications as well as standard freehold and leasehold alterations applications.
Kathryn has a range of knowledge in both commercial and residential property law, including acquisitions and disposals, but now mainly focuses on landlord and tenant matters. She joined the Firm in 2002.
Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (Fellow)
Education & Qualification
Qualified into the Property Law and Conveyancing Practice Sector
CILEX Fellowship in 2012
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