Kim Lalli > Wedlake Bell LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Commercial property.

Position

Kim’s particular expertise is in property development transactions, whether acquisitions
or disposals. Clients include house builders and healthcare providers such as CALA
Homes, Dandara Group, City Developments Limited (a Singapore listed company),
Antler Homes, City & Country Group, Lodha Group, Spire Healthcare, and BUPA.
Kim has advised on the acquisition and disposal (including disposal strategy and advice
given throughout the development stages) of residential and mixed-use developments,
with development values exceeding £400m in some cases. Acquisitions are often on
a conditional on planning basis, and may be on a deferred payment/staged basis,
often with overage provisions. She also deals with strategic land transactions (including
promotion agreements and options), and the disposal of affordable housing.
Recent acquisitions for residential development include the former Teddington Film
Studios, the Stag Brewery in Mortlake, two former MoD barracks sites, and part of a
hospital site owned by the NHS.

Career

Kim joined Wedlake Bell as a Partner in February 2003. She qualified as a solicitor in 1989, having trained at Davies Arnold  Cooper, and then  moved  to merchant  bank Hill Samuel  as a Legal Adviser  to  the property finance  team. Kim then joined Frere Cholmeley Bischoff and was subsequently a Partner in the Commercial Property team at Forsters.

Languages

Fluent Hindi and Punjabi.

Memberships

Investment Property Forum.

Education

LLB Birmingham University (1982).

Leisure

Reading, travel, cinema.

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

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.