Bethan Dodd > Lester Aldridge LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Lester Aldridge LLP
SO15 2EU

Work Department

Real Estate; Healthcare


Bethan Dodd is a Partner in the Real Estate team.

Bethan is an experienced real estate solicitor and advises clients on transactional commercial property matters. Bethan has particular expertise in the healthcare sector, including care homes, primary care surgery development, funding and occupation requirements.

As well as advising on landlord and tenant matters, bank finance, acquisitions and disposals, Bethan has extensive experience in advising on NHS capital funding schemes for new surgery developments and advising on the Premise Costs Directions 2013.

Bethan’s clients praise her ability to clearly explain complex areas of law and to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to find pragmatic ways to achieve her client’s objectives.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Public sector > Health

Lester Aldridge LLP‘s regulatory expertise within the healthcare sector covers both civil and criminal law matters, making the practice a popular choice for national care providers and healthcare charities. The team is additionally well placed to represent individuals in community care. Based in Bournemouth, practice head Laura Guntrip is a due diligence specialist with extensive experience of representing care providers in defence-side enforcement action proceedings. Southampton-based Bethan Dodd‘s healthcare practice notably covers primary care premise funding matters, with particular expertise in issues related to the Premise Costs Directions 2013. Nicole Ridgewell is another name to note.

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.