Lisa Geary > Capsticks LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Capsticks LLP
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Work Department

Real estate.



Lisa is a Partner in the real estate team and is head of real estate for the Leeds office. She advises on a range of real estate matters for public and private healthcare bodies, GPs, regulatory bodies, emergency services and charity clients.


Lisa specialises in property disposals and acquisitions, site developments, strategic estate rationalisation and overage arrangements, property portfolio management, landlord and tenant and related planning and environmental matters. She has extensive experience of primary care matters including advising on sale and leasebacks, leases and the property aspects of GP practice mergers.


Trained Frere Cholmeley solicitors; qualified 1991; Pinsents 1991-95; Garretts/Addleshaws 1995-2001; senior lecturer Leeds Law School, Leeds Metropolitan University 2002-07; senior associate Eversheds 2007-11; partner Capsticks 2011 to date.


IHEEM, Primary Care Premises Forum, Primary Care Direct


University of Cambridge (1987).

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Public sector > Health

Capsticks LLP‘s healthcare department, which is led by Rachel Heenan, undertakes a wide range of NHS advisory and clinical law work, with key strengths in employment, GP advisory work and clinical negligence cases.  On the real estate side, the team has supported various NHS organisations on consents, leases and licences required for the implementation of Covid-19 testing centres. In addition, other related work concerned temporary changes to clinical services and vaccination roll-out. Ian Cooper is the national lead on private healthcare and social law. Real estate partner Lisa Geary and Adam Hartrick are other key figures in the group, as is Emily Senior, who has specialist knowledge of obstetric incidents. Director Emma Brecknock is recommended for property matters.

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

Capsticks LLP has a significant focus on health, social care and housing, and is regularly involved in land sales to major housebuilders, joint ventures and new hospital developments. The firm demonstrates strong capabilities in portfolio management, acquisitions and disposals and specialist primary care advise relating to development and construction of healthcare facilities. Lisa Geary leads a ‘strong team with dedicated specialists who know the sector well.’