Lucy Sturrock > Addleshaw Goddard > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Real estate.


Partner in real estate department with experience in a broad spectrum of commercial property transactions. Particular expertise is in acting for corporate occupiers and investors in the retail and leisure sector. Particularly skilled in managing large teams, helping clients realise value from their existing portfolios, and advising on national acquisition programmes. Extensive experience of sale and leaseback transactions and large corporate disposals and acquisitions. Heads up the firm’s hotel and leisure sector group.


Trained Booth & Co, Leeds; qualified 1995; commercial property department, Leeds; Field Fisher Waterhouse, London; assistant Addleshaw Booth & Co (now Addleshaw Goddard), London 1998; partner 2003.




Steyning Grammar School; University of York (1991 BA Hons History 2(1)); College of Law, York (1993 CPE Commendation; Law Society Finals Pass).


Italian cooking, books, cycling.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Commercial property: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

(Leading individuals)

Lucy SturrockAddleshaw Goddard

Addleshaw Goddard fields a ‘capable team across all levels of seniority’ and ‘offers the full spectrum of services’, with notable expertise in student accommodation and senior living mandates, as well as infrastructure projects and regeneration schemes. Nancy McGuire oversees the team with the support of Anna Heaton, who has experience in real estate joint ventures. Ian Smith acts for local authorities and handles acquisitions, development projects and disposals, while Bruce Lightbody advises on retail sector matters and Lucy Sturrock focuses on hotel and leisure property work. Other key members of the team include Andrew Williamson and Peter Mason, who focus on commercial, residential and mixed-use development and regeneration projects.

London > Industry focus > Hospitality and leisure

(Leading individuals)

Lucy Sturrock  – Addleshaw Goddard

Addleshaw Goddard has a sizeable hotels and leisure sector team with the ability to advise clients throughout the entire cycle of hotel ownership and operation, drawing on a breadth of experience and sector knowledge. Expertise includes management advise, franchise and concession arrangements, commercial contracts, data, IT, IP and healthy and safety compliance. The team is collectively led by Luke Baines, Zoe Maurer and Lucy Sturrock. Baines is well versed in redevelopment and financing matters, in addition to cladding and fire safety matters. Maurer’s practice focus lies within hotel financings where she acts for financial institutions, investors and lenders. Sturrock splits her time between Leeds and London; she is noted for her UK and international expertise on hotel management agreements.