Christine Burrows > Shoosmiths LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP
New Station Street
West Yorkshire

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Christine has over 12 years’ experience as a non-contentious construction lawyer.

Christine acts for clients across both the public and private sector.  Her work involves negotiating building contracts, bonds, guarantees, collateral warranties, professional appointments and construction aspects of development agreements and agreements for lease.

Her recent projects experience includes:

  • Advising a developer on a number of high profile city centre developments including the preparation and negotiation of building contracts, appointments, warranties and security documentation;
  • Advising investors in shopping centres and retail parks on their construction projects relating to the operation of and extension to the centres.  In addition advising the investors on the construction elements of the sale of such assets;
  • Acting for a local authority on a large town centre re-development project including retail, cinema and car parks;
  • Advising funders on a variety of construction projects.




Christine joined Shoosmiths in 2018 having trained and worked at DAC Beachcroft LLP


Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Construction

Shoosmiths LLP is a top firm for student accommodation projects and care homes developments. It is also increasingly active in the retail, hospitality, process plant and infrastructure space, advising commercial occupiers and manufacturing clients. According to a client, Rick Atha is ‘a very safe pair of hands for construction work’. He is supported by director Christine Burrows, who goes ‘above and beyond’.