Rebecca Humm > Lester Aldridge LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Lester Aldridge LLP
SO15 2EU

Work Department

Real Estate


Rebecca is an experienced development lawyer whose focus is the residential sector, where she advises a range of national and regionally based house-builder clients on the acquisition of land for development. She has particular expertise in negotiating conditional contracts, options and overage arrangements.

She has particular expertise in drafting and negotiating planning and infrastructure agreements, undertaking planning and environmental due diligence as part of site acquisition and advising on breaches of planning legislation. Rebecca also has considerable experience in contentious planning work, representing clients in respect of both planning appeals and High Court legal challenges.

Rebecca also has experience in advising developers and landowners generally on land development, strategic issues, and structuring transactions. She has acted for a broad range of clients, including commercial and residential developers, charities, retirement and care home operators, and port authorities.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Hampshire

Lester Aldridge LLP’s real estate group operates out of Southampton, demonstrating significant strength in advising on lender services, residential developments, and property investments. The practice is headed up by ‘standout advisor‘ Tom AlderLucy Stevens receives regular instruction from hoteliers, landowners, and regional developers. Matthew Barrow is an expert on secured lending transactions and commercial property matters, while Bethan Dodd typically handles landlord and tenant issues. Roger Woolley specialises in major development projects, and Rebecca Humm assists with the drafting of planning and infrastructure agreements. Sian Rogers supports clients with distressed property work. David Fanchi joined from Foot Anstey in December 2022.