Further Expansion in the Commercial Property Team

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Bennett Griffin LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of Gemma Lawrence in our Commercial Property Department. Gemma started her career at Thomas Eggar LLP before moving to Rawlison Butler LLP and has been qualified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives for ten years.

Gemma_Lawrence_landscapeRob Fawcett Head of Property at Bennett Griffin said, “Gemma joins the firm at a pivotal time for us as we continue to expand our reach to commercial clients and build further on our solid reputation across the region. Gemma has gained a range of property experience having worked for other leading regional law firms and particularly now focuses on residential development from site purchases to new home sales, secured lending and Landlord and Tenant matters.

An added bonus for clients of Bennett Griffin LLP of Gemma’s appointment is that she previously worked with Jeremy Wootton at Thomas Eggar LLP for a number of years and along with him built excellent relationships throughout the region. The appointment of both Jeremy and Gemma to Bennett Griffin’s Commercial Property Team secures one of the strategic aims of the firm to provide excellent service to business clients by having one of the most highly experienced teams in the region.

Bennett Griffin’s commercial property team

Rob Fawcett, Darren Edwards, Jeremy Wootton, Nigel Turner and now Gemma Lawrence provides legal advice and assistance in all types of property transactions from development land to offices, shops factories and warehouses, acting for both buyers and sellers. We also offer legal advice and assistance for both landlord and tenants in respect of new leases, disputes between Landlord and Tenants and all on going matters in relation to Leasehold properties.

The team have extensive knowledge and experience in respect of advising clients on site acquisitions for both residential and commercial developments and dealing with all aspects of the development including all planning issues to the build out and subsequent plot sales.

In addition to the Commercial Property team, Bennett Griffin’s Commercial Law team includes experienced Solicitors and Legal Advisors for business clients in Elaine Smith, Nick Tompkin, Hannah Bennett, Steven Netherwood and soon to be Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives Matt Hollamby. This team provides legal services in Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, all aspects of Contract, Shareholder Agreements and Sales and Purchases of Businesses, to name but a few of the services the team provides to give a holistic service to business clients.

Bennett Griffin has a highly experienced Private Client Department, recognising of course that business clients have a private life that needs all the appropriate legal protections such as Lasting Powers of Attorney to cover the unexpected, and hopefully never to happen, situations of business owners losing the capacity due to illness or injury to run their business, so that proper considered arrangements are put in place in that event.

Bennett Griffin plan to continue to bring great Lawyers to the firm over the coming months to enable the firm and our existing Lawyers to provide excellent client focused legal services for business and individuals.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact us.


The information contained in this article is for general guidance only and is not intended to be legal advice. Professional advice should always be taken on the application of the law in any particular situation.