Clare joined Stevens & Bolton LLP in 2014 from Nabarro LLP. She trained in the City at Olswang LLP and qualified in March 2013.
Clare advises on a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions, disposals, landlord tenant matters and general asset management. She has experience acting for institutional investors, developers, real estate funds and significant tenant clients, particularly in the retail and leisure, office and industrial sectors. She also advises on the commercial property aspects of corporate transactions.
Recent experience includes acting for a major insurance company on the subletting of its prime Central London head office as part of its head office relocation to Fenchurch Street and advising a large franchisee on its purchase of a portfolio of over 60 Starbucks coffee shops, resulting in our client becoming the largest franchisee in the UK. Clare also advises T.G.I. Friday’s on its numerous new site acquisitions and openings as part of its accelerated UK expansion plans.
Clare is part of the firm’s retail sector group and is actively involved with the firm’s associate membership of the British Retail Consortium. She has represented the firm at a number of retail conferences, seminars and exhibitions.
Clare is also a member of the firm’s offshore jurisdiction practice group, having grown up in Guernsey with a number of business contacts and links in the Channel Islands.