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Greenwoods GRM

COMPASS HOUSE, VISION PARK, HISTON, CAMBRIDGE, CB24 9AD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01223 785300
Fax:
Fax 01223 785301
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Web:
www.greenwoods.co.uk

Kelly Peck

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Greenwoods GRM

Work Department

Commercial Property

Position

Partner

Career

An experienced property lawyer, well known for a straightforward and practical approach to complex issues – and delivering results.

Kelly leads the Cambridge arm of our Commercial Property team. Focused and responsive, Kelly has experience in a wide range of property elements from managing property portfolios to lease acquisitions, licensing premises under the Licensing Act 2003 and more recently advising on academy conversions.

Kelly has particular expertise and a passion for dealing with all landlord and tenant issues and those demanding matters that arise from being involved in the day to day management of leased premises.


East Anglia: Crime, fraud and licensing

Licensing

Within: Licensing

Associate Kelly Peck in Cambridge leads the licensing practice at Greenwoods GRM. She is an experienced property lawyer who frequently assists clients with premises licences. Senior solicitor Michelle Cox in Peterborough focuses mainly on property litigation, but her practice also encompasses general licensing enquiries and applications for new licences and temporary event notices, as well as the transfer of licences. The firm handled licensing matters arising from the sale of the Red Lion public house on behalf of its owners, and advised a client in the education sector on an application to vary its premises licence.

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East Anglia: Public sector

Education

Within: Education

At¬†Greenwoods GRM¬†‚Äėthe level of service is very high, responses are¬†swift and the team has good business knowledge and good depth‚Äė. The firm has a long track record of advising high-profile clients in the education sector including a growing number of Cambridge Colleges and large independent schools. The firm's academies schools team regularly advises on setting up multi-academy trusts. The multi-disciplinary team includes¬†employment law, which is a key part of the firm‚Äôs education practice and associate Joanna Scally¬†is ‚Äėvery approachable and knowledgeable in her subject both generally and particularly relating to education‚Äė. She recently acted for Emmanuel College, Cambridge, on the restructuring of its front-of-house and catering team. Managing partner Robert Dillarstone¬†¬†also advises on employment matters.¬†Head of corporate¬†¬†David Woods, associate Victoria Robinson, property partner Stephen Illingworth¬†and associate Kelly Peck¬†are all key players in the practice.

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East Anglia: Real estate

Commercial property: Cambridge

Within: Commercial property: Cambridge

'The Cambridge office continues to grow and has developed into a forceful centre in the commercial property area', remarks a client of Greenwoods GRM. The firm handles increasingly high-value work for clients in the development, investment, financial, education and food sectors. Associate Kelly Peck is 'an effective and thoughtful lawyer' and leads the commercial property practice in Cambridge, which works closely with the team in the firm's Peterborough office. She handles a wide range of property work from the management of property portfolios to lease acquisitions.  She recently advised Fairline Yachts Limited on options and lease agreements with a total value of £16m, which included issues with short-term licences and leases, and strategic surrenders. The complex transaction was completed in under five days. She also acted for Solarflare Communications Limited in a lease agreement with a value of £150,000 per year. Associate Neville Drummond, who has 18 years' experience in commercial, residential and rural property transactions, is also recommended.

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