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Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP

326 OLD STREET, LONDON, EC1V 9DR, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7613 1402
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Fax 020 7613 2711
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137773 FINSBURY-5
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www.rfblegal.co.uk
London EC1V, London M1, London W1U

Sarah Hung

Tel:
Work 020 7613 1402
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Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP

Position

Sarah Hung is a real estate lawyer and The Legal 500 recommended lawyer for both non contentious property and property litigation. She has extensive experience in commercial property with a particular focus on investment and development transactions and licensing work. Sarah acts for both buyers and sellers of investment property and land owners, developers and funders of development projects across a range of sectors including offices, restaurants, retail and mixed use schemes. The Legal 500 2013 recognises Sarah’s international experience noting that she is ‘fluent in Cantonese and understands Chinese culture’. The Legal 500 2014 describes Sarah as ‘clever and commercial’ with ‘excellent communication skills’. Sarah represented the successful party in the House of Lords case on Ofulue v Bossert [2009] UKHL, a major new legal authority on the law of adverse possession whereby the ruling highlighted the wide protection provided by the ‘without prejudice’ rule to parties who engage in genuine settlement negotiations. Having graduated in law from Queen Mary College, University of London in 2001, Sarah joined Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP in 2003 as a trainee, qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and became a Partner in 2011. Sarah is fluent in spoken Cantonese and Hakka.


London: Real estate

Commercial property

Within: Commercial property

Characterised by its ‘responsive, practical and unpretentious’ service, Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is well-known in the hospitality and leisure sectors and has an active development practice, where it acts for development vehicles and landowners. Indeed, John O’Callaghan (‘a real expert in his field’) is advising a property developer on the conversion of a West End office building into a hotel. Sarah Hung, who provides ‘excellent one-to-one service’, acted for an East Asian family office in relation to the grant of a new lease for a private members club in a prestigious London location. Also in the hospitality sector, Simon Lawrence assisted a property company with the purchase of a luxury hotel in a prime Central London location. Additional leisure and hospitality sector clients include Comptoir Libanais, Dodds Gin Distillery and Allegro Health and Fitness (F45 Franchise). Also recommended is Rudi Ramdarshan, who has experience in residential development and mixed-use redevelopment projects. Afsheen Nasr and Paul Cain were promoted to equity partners in 2017.

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Property finance

Within: Property finance

The team at Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP is set apart by its 'responsive service' and 'great strength in depth'. It handles development finance, Islamic finance and portfolio refinancings in particular, and acts for borrower and lender clients, including Al Sraiya Group, Dominvs Property Developments and Habib Bank Zurich. John O’Callaghan 'is a real expert in his field and knows his game'; Sarah Hung and Paul Cain are praised by clients for their 'great technical knowledge and strategic ability'; senior associate Simon Lawrence 'always provides exceptional service'; and Afsheen Nasr is also noted. Tamara Manojlovic moved to Rollingsons in November 2017.

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