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Sarah Lane

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Stone King LLP

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Business property team.


Sarah is a Partner and Head of the Business Property Team. Sarah deals with all aspects of commercial property work including development, finance, options, joint ventures, landlord & tenant, acquisitions and disposals.

Sarah also deals with work for owner managed businesses looking after their transactional work and general property interests including mainstream commercial property, diversified farm work and high end residential property.

Sarah has particular expertise in licensed property transactions including public houses, petroleum filling stations and leisure industry facilities particularly at airport sites. Sarah is a transactional lawyer who also has experience in care homes, hospital facilities, equestrian establishments and stud farms. Sarah and her team also carry out a lot of farm/country house and high end residential work for owner managers of businesses and their wider families with both a town and country perspective.


Six years at London City Law Firm Allen & Overy LLP and US firm Gibson, Dunn LLP, before moving to a Wiltshire practice in 2002. Joined Stone King as a partner in 2009.


Law Society.


Farmor's School, Fairford, The University of York, BA Hons, The College of Law London, DipLaw, Dip Legal Practice.


Travel, literature, musical theatre, singing, painting and tennis.

South West: Real estate

Commercial property: M4 Corridor and Gloucestershire

Within: Commercial property: M4 Corridor and Gloucestershire

Stone King LLP runs a dynamic cross-office property team with experience in general commercial property and property finance, but is perhaps best known for its prolific non-profit client-base, which includes a host of religious charities, educational bodies, community groups and cultural charities. Joanne Burton assisted Harrow College with a £10m disposal of two adjoining sites to a foreign SPV. Similarly, Hugh Pearce is instructed by the National Heritage Memorial Fund, in addition to various religious organisations and diocese. Sarah Lane has advised No. 1 Loungers on a number of leasing transactions involving the client’s operations in various UK hub airports, including Heathrow and Gatwick. In the property finance space, Stephanie Howarth acted for a European bank in relation to a number of multimillion-pound property finance and refinance transactions.

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