Nicola Burrowes | Fieldfisher
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I am a real estate lawyer based in our Manchester office and have over 10 years' experience in acting:

  • for institutional landlords,
  • for retail, office, industrial/logistics and leisure tenants,
  • on high value residential and commercial development acquisitions and disposals,
  • on freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals,
  • on corporate support transactions, and
  • on due diligence exercises for real estate financing transactions.

I have exceptional attention to detail and am committed to moving transactions forward and getting the deal done, with a skilled ability to demonstrate clear, commercial and technical advice in a friendly and professional manner.

Examples of my work include:

  • Acting for a national food retailer on acquisitions, disposals and general management of its portfolio including development of new stores,lease acquisitions, renewals of existing stores and day-to-day estate management.
  • Acting for an international sports brand retailer on the acquisition of new retail stores and estate management transactions.
  • Advising on the acquisition of a new city-centre head office for a global technology platform.
  • Advising on the acquisition of new city-centre head offices in Canary Wharf and Bishopsgate for a national construction company and a global renewable energy provider primarily based in Tokyo.
  • Acting for a landowner to implement a complicated Option Agreement to document terms agreed with a national agency in lieu of CPO powers.
  • Acting for a renewable energy provider entering into Options Agreements over various parcels of land across the UK facilitating c.25-40 year leases with landowners for the purpose of installing and operating solar PV energy apparatus and battery storage sites.
  • Advising on a disposal of a site for residential development conditional on satisfactory planning for the scheme. 
  • Advising an institutional funder financing numerous sites for the development of care homes across the UK.

What others say…

We recently had the pleasure of working with Nicola on our commercial lease, and we can't express enough how grateful we are for her exceptional service. Nicola not only demonstrated an impressive level of legal expertise but also went above and beyond to ensure our best interests were fiercely protected. From the outset, Nicola exhibited a remarkable level of professionalism and dedication. She fought tirelessly to secure terms that would benefit us in the long run, instilling in us the confidence to commit to a 15-year lease. Knowing that Nicola had thoroughly covered all bases, we entered into the agreement with peace of mind, confident that she had our backs…Without her guidance, we would have undoubtedly been lost in the intricacies of the leasing process. Nicola's expertise, coupled with her personable and attentive approach, sets her apart as a top-notch professional in her field.

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