Julia Poulter > Lewis Silkin > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Lewis Silkin

Work Department

Real Estate and Retail, Hospitality & Leisure


Partner (Real Estate)


Julia has transactional experience in all aspects of commercial real estate including investment acquisitions and disposals (including portfolio transactions), acquisition finance and refinancing, development work and landlord and tenant work, acting for both tenants and landlords. Julia also provides real estate support for corporate transactions

Lawyer Rankings

London > Industry focus > Retail and consumer

(Next Generation Partners)

Julia PoulterLewis Silkin LLP

Jointly led by Julia Poulter and Anna Sella, Lewis Silkin LLP’s group is primarily instructed on IP and brand management mandates, commercial and technology contracts, franchising issues, employment and immigration work,  and real estate transactions. Besides its work for high street retailers and independent retailers, the group is continuing to carve out a reputation in the luxury and lifestyle arena, where it leverages The Collective, a sector-focused initiative that encourages collaboration between luxury retail companies. Alan Hunt, who was promoted to partner in April 2021, is a founder and leader of the  initiative.

London > Industry focus > Hospitality and leisure

Hospitality and leisure is a core sector focus for Lewis Silkin LLP. Work for luxury lifestyle and retail brands is a significant growth area for the team, with its clients including hotel chains, restaurants and travel and leisure operators. In addition to providing real estate and development advice, the firm is highly regarded for the strength of its employment and immigration practice across the hospitality industry. Julia Poulter concentrates her practice on commercial real estate, in particular the high-value central London market; she jointly heads the group with employment specialist Anna Sella.