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Irwin Mitchell

40 HOLBORN VIADUCT, LONDON, EC1N 2PZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7404 3600
Fax:
Fax 020 7404 0208
DX:
87 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.irwinmitchell.com

Ayesha Hasan

Tel:
Work 020 7400 8764
Email:
Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Business legal services – real estate.

Position

Ayesha has particular expertise in real estate investment, real estate finance and restructuring and insolvency. She has a broad range of experience in commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and disposals (acting for both sellers and buyers), landlord and tenant work (acting for both landlords and tenants), real estate aspects of real estate finance (acting for both borrowers and lenders), insolvency (acting for administrators and receivers), restructuring and enforcing security (acting for lenders) and corporate support.

Career

Trainee solicitor 2000-2002, Addleshaw Goddard LLP; solicitor 2002-2004, Eversheds LLP; senior associate 2004-2012, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP; partner 2012-2014, Locke Lord LLP; partner 2014-date, Irwin Mitchell LLP.

Languages

Bengali.

Member

IPF; R3; Women in Property.

Education

Leeds Girls’ High School; University College London 1999 (LLB (Hons)); Nottingham Law School 2000 (LPC with commendation) and 2002 (Diploma in Real Estate Law).

Leisure

dancing, travelling, clay pigeon shooting.


London: Real estate

Commercial property

Within: Commercial property

Irwin Mitchelldelivers a good service to clients and offers a truly viable alternative to the established leaders in the real estate market’. The practice underwent some reorganisation in 2016, with Ian Silverblatt taking charge of the team, following the departure of a number of lawyers, including Rob Thompson, to Dentons. Silverblatt focuses on corporate lettings, and investment acquisitions and disposals. The team continued to advise HSBC on a range of development and investment instructions and was also active in the corporate space, with James Letchford assisting The Hendy Group with the property aspects of its acquisition of Lifestyle Motor Group. Claire Illingworth was particularly active, advising Honda on the letting of part of its Manchester dealership to Harley Davidson, and acting for Caudwell Properties on the management and redevelopment of its investment site in Solihull. Other key players in the team include the ‘very pragmaticChris Baker, who leads on leasehold enfranchisement and residential work, and ‘excellent team leaderAyesha Hasan, who recently handled a significant divestment.

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Property finance

Within: Property finance

Irwin Mitchell’s practice frequently assists clients with investment and development financing, refinancing and loan restructuring. Group head Rohan Campbell acted for Clarus on obtaining a £91m loan to acquire Holborn Gate, and advised Castleforge on the £11m financing of its redevelopment of office space in Bristol. Lender clients include HSBC Bank, Santander and Deutsche Hypo. Ayesha Hasan is also recommended, as is Claire Illingworth, who made partner in November 2016. In the same month, Rob Thompson and Simon Tweedle departed for Dentons, and Louise Cartwright and real estate expert Jo Footitt left to join Osborne Clarke LLP.

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