Katherine Douglas > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Work Department

Real estate.


Katherine specialises in commercial property with particular expertise in relation to acquisitions, disposals and regeneration and development work. She has broad experience in drafting and negotiating development agreements, building leases, occupational leases and other ancillary documentation. Katherine is also experienced in acting for both landlords and corporate occupier tenants in drafting and negotiating conditional agreements for lease, leases and other ancillary documentation required for all landlord and tenant relations. She advises numerous local authorities and public sector clients on their property needs. Recent work includes advising South Gloucestershire Council and the University of Bath on the acquisition of Bristol and Bath Science Park and advising the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Justice on their property portfolios.


Trained Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; qualified 2005; partner, Bond Dickinson LLP 2014; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Real estate > Commercial property: Bristol

With ‘an excellent team that provides commercially minded and highly effective advice and support’, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP‘s real estate practice acts for public and private sector clients, often in matters pertaining to energy, institutional real estate investments and retail. The team is jointly led by Katherine Douglas, energy and natural resources expert Simon Hughes, and head of the Bristol office Fiona O’Kane. Institutional investments and development projects form the core areas of Andrew Harding‘s offering, who also regularly advises clients from the hospitality and leisure sectors.