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Woodfines LLP

6 BEDFORD ROAD, SANDY, SG19 1EN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01767 680251
Fax:
Fax 01767 691775
DX:
47801 SANDY
Email:
Web:
www.woodfines.co.uk

Charlotte Benjamin

Tel:
Work 01767 680251
Email:
Web:
www.woodfines.co.uk
Woodfines LLP

Work Department

Commercial & Rural Property

Position

Partner

Career

Charlotte joined Woodfines’ Sandy office in January 2015 having been a partner at a London firm. She has 20 years’ experience as a commercial property solicitor, acting for individuals, corporate clients and lenders. 

Her expertise includes leisure parks, shops, restaurants and pubs, shopping centres, offices and agricultural land. Charlotte also has a wealth of management experience acting for landlords of shopping centres and industrial estates, dealing with all landlord and tenant issues and also with development projects from conception to completion.

Leisure

Charlotte lives in a Bedfordshire village, and is very active in her local community. 


South East: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

Woodfines LLP attracts praise for its 'practical advice and ability to meet essential deadlines'. The firm's multi-disciplinary team handles the full range of issues for rural and farming clients, from commercial, rural and agricultural land matters, to providing tax, trusts and probate advice. Key figures include agriculture and rural property head Charlotte Benjamin, who regularly handles agricultural land sales and purchases, as well as diversification matters; John Egan, who heads the family department practice and acts for high-net-worth individuals in financial claims, often involving substantial estates; and Stephen Patch, who joined the firm in 2017 from Taylor Vinters.

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Within: Commercial property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Woodfines LLP fields a 'highly professional outfit' that provides 'an excellent service' to its real estate clients, which include lenders, property developers and investors. The firm continued to add to its commercial property team through lateral recruitments, most recently bringing on board senior associate Suzanne Folbigg from Shoosmiths LLP, who has a strong track record handling landlord and tenant work in the retail and leisure sectors. She joins a team with wide-ranging expertise encompassing property finance, acquisitions and disposals, and development work. Practice head Sylvia Goulding acted for Parrott Development on the proposed acquisition of a development site where construction had begun but the contractor had gone bust. On the landlord and tenant front, Suzanna Stephenson acted for recruitment agency G Force Logistics on a new lease of its premises. Other key figures include Brian Bennett, Charlotte Benjamin, and senior associates Michael Roche and Veena Sharma.

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