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Claire Timmings, Legal Director

Claire is a Real Estate transactions specialist who deals with significant and complex commercial property transactions.

Claire Timmings, Legal Director

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Real Estate

About

Claire has acted for a wide range of clients including publicly quoted companies, household names, charities and high net worth individuals on all aspects of their commercial property requirements.

She has developed particular expertise in advising corporate occupiers in the retail and leisure sector (including acting for luxury brands and on insolvency related property portfolio disposals) and is on the Asset Management Committee of Revo.  She also advises on   complex head quarter relocations and lease regearings and development projects.  Claire is a founding member and committee member of the Commercial Real Estate Legal Association.

Claire is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience

  • Acting for the administrators on the disposal of two leading retail administration portfolios involving more than 100 retail units including strategic advice on conversion to  turnover rent on some of the units.
  • Advising a leading children’s charity on all aspects of  their retail property portfolio requirements for more than 100 shops.
  • Advising one of the oldest landed estates in the country on the  sale for redevelopment of land to accommodate more than 100 homes involving negotiating complex documents to deal with the deferred consideration agreed to facilitate funding of the  development.
  • Acting for a  landowner on a complex offshore wind farm extension project requiring bespoke documentation to facilitate the creation of the onshore infrastructure to accommodate the extension and its connection to the National Grid.
  • Providing strategic advice on complex overage and title issues relating to the sale of a prestigious private school to facilitate the sale and negotiating the bespoke documentation required to enable the  events company (running weddings and providing filming locations) co-located on site but excluded from the sale  to continue to operate on site following the sale outside of school hours.
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