Suzanne Gill > Wedlake Bell LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Wedlake Bell LLP
71 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET
LONDON
EC4V 4AY
England

Work Department

Commercial property.

Position

Partner specialising in advising commercial property occupiers and investors, particularly office, retail and telecommunications premises. Her expertise includes advice to high-net-worth individuals on investment in and disposal of properties in the UK, both commercial and residential. She represents business occupiers on new premises and the structuring of existing property portfolios.

Suzanne also advises developers on complex site acquisitions. Suzanne recently advised: on the title restructure and redevelopment of J. Choo Ltd’s store in New Bond Street; a NASDAQ listed telecommunications company on the acquisition of premises for a data centre; Chase Green Developments Ltd on the purchase of Royal Keys Berkhamsted for over 54 homes with a development value over £32m; Hollybrook Homes in relation to accommodation for over 380 students for the University of the Arts, London; and a family trust in relation to the office to residential conversion and development of a listed building in prime central London with a development value of over £40m. Representing a fund advised by Fenton Whelan in the acquisition, financing and development of commercial premises for conversions to ultra-prime residential in Mayfair. Working with Second Home Limited in relation to their lease of premises in Holland Park for a co-working centre.

Career

Suzanne joined Wedlake Bell as a Partner in 2013 from Pinsent Masons. She trained with Radcliffes and qualified in 1994. Prior to joining Wedlake Bell, she held positions with Radcliffes, Coudert Brothers and KLegal before becoming a Partner with McGrigors in 2004, who merged with Pinsent Masons in 2012.

Memberships

Suzanne is a member of Women in Property and the Investment Property Forum.

Education

Hitchin Girls’ School; Cambridge University (1986-89; 1993 MA).

Leisure

Running, family.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: investment

Praised for its ‘diligent attention to detail, personal relationship management and depth of experience across the team’, City firm Wedlake Bell LLP acts for a wide range of domestic and international corporate buyers and funds in investment transactions. Led by David De Maupeou, the real estate group is noted for its capability in residential development projects, as well as mixed-use and business park schemes, with Kim Lalli being a key contact in this space, particularly for housebuilders and healthcare providers. David Roberts has considerable experience in investments arising out of the retail and logistics sectors, while Sarah Blunn and Suzanne Gill, who is commended for her ‘razor sharp mind’, are key contacts for corporate occupier matters.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: development

Praised for its ‘diligent attention to detail, personal relationship management and depth of experience across the team’, City firm Wedlake Bell LLP acts for a wide range of domestic and international corporate buyers and funds in investment transactions. Led by David De Maupeou, the real estate group is noted for its capability in residential development projects, as well as mixed-use and business park schemes, with Kim Lalli being a key contact in this space, particularly for housebuilders and healthcare providers. David Roberts has considerable experience in investments arising out of the retail and logistics sectors, while Sarah Blunn and Suzanne Gill, who is commended for her ‘razor sharp mind’, are key contacts for corporate occupier matters.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

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Suzanne Gill – Wedlake Bell LLP

Praised for its ‘diligent attention to detail, personal relationship management and depth of experience across the team’, City firm Wedlake Bell LLP acts for a wide range of domestic and international corporate buyers and funds in investment transactions. Led by David De Maupeou, the real estate group is noted for its capability in residential development projects, as well as mixed-use and business park schemes, with Kim Lalli being a key contact in this space, particularly for housebuilders and healthcare providers. David Roberts has considerable experience in investments arising out of the retail and logistics sectors, while Sarah Blunn and Suzanne Gill, who is commended for her ‘razor sharp mind’, are key contacts for corporate occupier matters.