Emma Copestake > Payne Hicks Beach LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Payne Hicks Beach LLP
10 NEW SQUARE
LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QG
England

Work Department

Property

Position

Emma is a partner in the Property department.

She advises on all aspects of residential property with particular expertise in landlord and tenant matters, leasehold enfranchisement development, complex funding arrangements, acting for clients from overseas and ancillary tax matters.

Emma acts for private individuals, investors, developers, banks and institutions. She frequently acts for clients from overseas and often leads teams of advisers in a number of different jurisdictions.

When acting for private individuals buying property for their own use, Emma offers a ‘turnkey’ service: formulating the offer, acting on the acquisition, advising on tax and structuring and assisting with all aspects the development of the property.

As a result of the personal service that Emma delivers, she has built longstanding close relationships with many of her clients. She is a trusted adviser to individuals and families, in many cases providing advice and support to three generations.

Emma is author Hill & Redman’s Law of landlord and tenant: residential tenancies precedents.

Career

Qualifed 1999, joined Payne Hicks Beach as a partner 2020.

Memberships

The Law Society and the Arab British Chamber of Commerce.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: development

Counting investors from the US, Scandinavia and the Middle and Far East among its key roster of clients, Payne Hicks Beach LLP has demonstrable experience in residential investments, as well as acting for landowners on various aspects of developments, including promotion agreements, forward funding and land sales. Andrew Berry, who is noted for his expertise in the residential, hotel and leisure sectors, jointly leads the practice alongside Emma Copestake, who advises on landlord and tenant matters, lease extensions and funding arrangements.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Counting investors from the US, Scandinavia and the Middle and Far East among its key roster of clients, Payne Hicks Beach LLP has demonstrable experience in residential investments, as well as acting for landowners on various aspects of developments, including promotion agreements, forward funding and land sales. Andrew Berry, who is noted for his expertise in the residential, hotel and leisure sectors, jointly leads the practice alongside Emma Copestake, who advises on landlord and tenant matters, lease extensions and funding arrangements.

London > Real estate > Residential property

(Leading individuals)

Emma CopestakePayne Hicks Beach LLP

Emma Copestake  leads the high-end residential property practice at Payne Hicks Beach LLP that frequently acts for international investors. It has a substantial number of Scandinavian, European, Middle Eastern and Far Eastern clients. The group also frequently works with its strong family department on various residential property matters such as  advising on the property elements of financial orders and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. Other key areas of focus include advising its prime residential property clients on leasehold enfranchisement, lease extensions and collective acquisitions as well as working closely with its private client colleagues on a whole host of  property related matters. Among the other names to note are Andrew Berry and Simon Blackburn .