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Laura Brown

Managing Associate

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Laura Brown has wide experience dealing with a broad range of real estate property matters. She handles acquisitions and disposals of freehold and leasehold properties, investment property, development with construction aspects, commercial landlord and tenant matters and real estate finance.

Laura’s clients range from SMEs to large corporate organisations, LLPs, partnerships, financial institutions, the public sector and a number of exempt and non-exempt charities.

Laura is listed as a Recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 (2019 Edition).

Legal Services

Real Estate

Recent Work

  • Acquisition of restaurant with major refurbishment works following acquisition, in excess of £4.7 million.
  • Purchase of investment building with synchronised surrender by existing tenant at a premium.
  • Property support on corporate share sale involving 5 freehold and 10 leasehold properties, including issues regarding contamination.
  • Acting for an investor on purchase subject to tenant of whole. The surrender by the tenant was synchronised with the sale, and the case involved problems with local occupier planning conditions and construction warranties relating to refurbishment.
  • Acting for a developer in securing lending in excess of £1 million for a residential development site.
  • Acquisition of two industrial warehouses conditional upon extensive refurbishment works for client relocating. Tight timeframe achieved to enable client to remain operational at all times during relocation.
  • Collaboration agreement for development of approximately 50 acres for residential development.



Transport & Logistics

Laura deals with commercial leases and developments at Ports. She is also experienced in commercial leases of industrial warehousing for the logistics sector.


  • Acquiring a newly built 131,000 sq. ft. industrial warehouse with the option to acquire superior interest, with a project value of £8.8 million.
  • Commercial leases of more than 30 acres of Port land with annual rent in excess of £1.2 million.


To contact Laura or for more information…

Call: 0186 578 1060
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  • Law Society

“…personable but straight to the point.”

(The Legal 500, 2019)

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