Rachel Francis-Lang > Lewis Silkin > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Lewis Silkin
5 CHANCERY LANE
CLIFFORD'S INN
LONDON
EC4A 1BL
England

Work Department

Real estate and development.

Position

Partner: Rachel has a focus upon providing real estate services to corporate occupiers and developers and has a particular insight into clients’ needs and expectations on service delivery having worked in-house on secondment as legal counsel to a listed projects/construction company. She has experience in handling large global real estate portfolios dealing with multiple moves from multiple locations, working in partnership with clients’ real estate consultants.

 

Career

Trained Slaughter and May; qualified 1991. Slaughter and May 1989-2000; Eversheds LLP 2000-08; Simmons & Simmons 2008-09; Lewis Silkin 2009 to date.

Memberships

CORENET.

Education

Portsmouth High School; University of Liverpool (1984-87 LLB Hons 2:1); College of Law (1987-88).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

(Leading individuals)

Rachel Francis-LangLewis Silkin LLP

Led by Brian Kilcoyne, the real estate team at Lewis Silkin ‘go the extra mile’ for clients across the media and entertainment, retail, hospitality and leisure sectors when advising on high-value development projects and regeneration mandates. Rachel Francis-Lang is a key contact for corporate occupier matters, including the negotiation of commercial leases and acquisitions of headquarters premises on a pre-let basis. Anthony van Hoffen, whose ‘knowledge and expertise is exceptional’, leads the development and regeneration group, which counts major projects in the private and public sectors in its workload. Other key members of the team include co-head of the firm’s retail, hospitality and leisure team, Julia Poulter, who handles landlord and tenant issues and property management work, and planning expert Sara Hanrahan, who advises on redevelopment projects and regeneration schemes.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: development

Led by Brian Kilcoyne, the real estate team at Lewis Silkin ‘go the extra mile’ for clients across the media and entertainment, retail, hospitality and leisure sectors when advising on high-value development projects and regeneration mandates. Rachel Francis-Lang is a key contact for corporate occupier matters, including the negotiation of commercial leases and acquisitions of headquarters premises on a pre-let basis. Anthony van Hoffen, whose ‘knowledge and expertise is exceptional’, leads the development and regeneration group, which counts major projects in the private and public sectors in its workload. Other key members of the team include co-head of the firm’s retail, hospitality and leisure team, Julia Poulter, who handles landlord and tenant issues and property management work, and planning expert Sara Hanrahan, who advises on redevelopment projects and regeneration schemes.