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Sarah Potter

BDB Pitmans

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Real Estate


Sarah is a Partner dealing with commercial property acquisitions and disposals, development agreements, landlord and tenant matters, student accommodation and property finance.
Her residential development expertise includes option agreements, conditional contracts promotion and collaboration agreements.


-Joined Pitmans in 2011
-Qualified at Eversheds London followed by seven years at Nabarro LLP
-LPC from Nottingham Law School
-Law graduate of St John’s College, Oxford

South East: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

In addition to featuring on 10 bank panels, including panels for Clydesdale and Santander, Pitmans LLP 's banking team handles a range of national and international transactions for financial institutions, corporate borrowers and high-net-worth individuals. Stephanie Perry heads the team, which includes Jim Meecham, who has more than 30 years' experience in the banking sector, both from an in-house perspective and within private practice. Other key figures include Paul Brame , who acted for Metro Bank on the refinancing of a portfolio of 23 residential properties in West London; Robert Wallace, who regularly handles the real estate aspects of banking transactions; and Sarah Potter. Laurel Knight joined Knights Professional Services Limited. Patrick Long joined Gateley Plc.

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Commercial property: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

‘The level of service is always great’ at Pitmans LLP, which has a ‘focused, personal and commercial’ approach and is ‘excellent value for money’. The real estate practice is seen as a market leader for residential development work, with the team acting on CALA Homes’ acquisition of various residential sites with an aggregate value above £100m and other substantial projects for Bewley Homes and Montreaux Developments. Practice head Delphine Mehouas' expertise includes contracts and options, strategic land purchase, collaboration agreements and joint ventures; she recently acted for Vanderbilt Thames Valley on the purchase of land in Dunsford with the benefit of planning permission for 42 dwellings. On the commercial side, Mehouas also acted for Waylands Automotive on the negotiation of a 20-year lease with Volvo for a new dealership in Reading with two car showrooms. Other key members of the team include Paul Brame,  Sarah Potter, Marcus McCluggage and 'commercial lawyer with a can-do attitude' Paul Murray.

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