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

Capsticks LLP

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 impresses with ‘unsurpassed breadth of experience and knowledge‘ in the healthcare sector. The team is regularly sought after by NHS organisations, private healthcare providers and GP practices, and is well-positioned to advise on employment, commercial, corporate and real estate work; it also covers clinical advisory and negligence cases. Group head Rachael Heenan is a specialist in employment and governance matters, and Lisa Geary assists clients with commercial leases, land sales, acquisitions and developments. Regulatory expert Adam Hartrick is also noted. Emily Senior and Emma Brecknock left for  DAC Beachcroft LLP and Hill Dickinson LLP respectively in late 2021.

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

Based in Leeds, Capsticks LLP stands out for its expertise in the health, social care and housing sectors, and counts hospital developments, portfolio management, acquisitions and landlord and tenant matters in its workload. Practice leader Lisa Geary is noted for her experience in primary care matters, such as advising on sale and leasebacks, leases, as well as the property aspects of GP practice mergers.