Elizabeth McKillop Paley > Shoosmiths LLP > Milton Keynes, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Real Estate


Liz is a Senior Associate in our Southern Real Estate team. She is a highly experienced real estate adviser acting for several leading banks and borrowers on high value secured acquisition and development finance of both residential and commercial sites, acting for institutional landlords, corporate investors and occupiers on disposals and lettings and well as investment and development acquisitions. Liz also supports the corporate team with the property aspects of both share and asset sales in various sectors including healthcare, education and renewable energy.

Recent experience includes:

  • acting for long standing client McKay Securities Plc on its subject to planning disposal of a 1.1 acre site in Woking to Watkin Jones who plan to construct 350 build to rent apartments on the site and part of the team who advised on its recent £180 million RCF;
  • advising a US global client on the management of its UK property portfolio and the taking of its new Headquarters lease in central London;
  • leading the real estate team that advised a national care home provider on the disposal of its business and consequent assignment of 40 leases; and
  • advising investors and developers on the real estate aspects of the acquisition, finance and disposal of various solar, wind energy and biomass sites across the UK


Liz joined Shoosmiths in 2016 having trained and worked at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP for ten years.


Law Society of England & Wales; SRA – Solicitors Regulation Authority