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Aimee Barrable - Principal

  • Qualified in 2005
  • Advises on all areas of commercial property including landlord & tenant and freehold and leasehold acquisition matters, with a particular specialism for advising occupier clients
  • Loves playing football and is partial to a spot of karaoke - Gaga eat your heart out!
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2401
Emailaimee.barrable@emwllp.com
Mobile07739 094245
Fax0845 074 2505
Language(s)English
PA(s)Laura Enright on 0845 074 2427
laura.enright@emwllp.com
Lana Boddy on 0845 074 2394
lana.boddy@emwllp.com

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Lucy Bradban - Associate

  • Qualified in 2007
  • Has a wide range of experience in landlord and tenant transactions, portfolio management, acquisitions and disposals and corporate support work for adult gaming, nightclub, private schools, motor industry and general retail clients
  • Is a keen traveller
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2377
Emaillucy.bradban@emwllp.com
Mobile07841 663 392
Fax0845 074 2503
Language(s)English
PA(s)Amy Taylor on 0845 074 2348
amy.taylor@emwllp.com

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Adele Bulmer - Trainee Solicitor

Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2477
Emailadele.bulmer@emwllp.com

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Sonia Bustos - Consultant Solicitor

  • Dual qualified Spanish Lawyer/Abogado (Spain, 2001) and solicitor (England & Wales, 2007)
  • Specialises in advising on cross-border transactions between the UK, Spain and North & Latin America covering a broad range of sectors including oil producers, IT, renewable energy, retail & fashion, health, banks and other financial institutions, construction, consultants, tourism & hotels, insurance and foreign trade agencies
  • Advises on corporate, commercial, property, litigation, tax and probate matters
  • Speaks fluent Spanish
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2435
Calling from
outside the UK
+44 1908 699 354
Emailsonia.bustos@emwllp.com
Mobile07801 109 150
Fax0207 405 4222
Language(s)Spanish
English
PA(s)Sandra Browne-Rhoden on 0845 074 2486
sandra.browne-rhoden@emwllp.com

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Marcus Carter - Solicitor

  • Qualified in 2012 following his training contract with the firm
  • Advises on all areas of commercial property including landlord and tenant, freehold and leasehold acquisitions, with a particular specialism for advising occupier clients
  • Being a big Northampton Saints fan he spends most of his time watching rugby and enjoys skiing when he can
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2338
Emailmarcus.carter@emwllp.com
Mobile07753 497 764
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English
PA(s)Rachel Hawley on 0845 074 2336
rachel.hawley@emwllp.com

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Michael Chilton - Principal

  • Qualified in 1999
  • Has extensive experience in construction law, with particular emphasis on non-contentious matters. He has worked at several large City firms where he advised developers, banks, pension funds, local authorities, housing associations and contractors on all forms of construction procurement and documentation. He has also advised on several PFI schemes and international power projects
  • Is also qualified as a Quantity Surveyor, and, prior to becoming a lawyer, worked for several major construction companies as a project surveyor
  • His main interest outside of work is swimming and in the summer he competes in open water events.  He is also a keen cyclist and Arsenal fan
Team(s)Construction
Direct Dial0845 074 2411
Emailmichael.chilton@emwllp.com
Mobile07780 335 796
Fax0845 074 2422
Language(s)English
PA(s)Sarah Aitken on 0845 074 2387
sarah.aitken@emwllp.com

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Robin Creek - Associate

  • Qualified in 2003
  • Extensive experience in acting on commercial property matters with particular specialism in the public and education sectors
  • Advises on freehold and leasehold disposals and acquisitions
  • Enjoys travelling and is a keen Northampton Saints fan
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2388
Emailrobin.creek@emwllp.com
Mobile07713 201 181
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English
PA(s)Amanda Margrave on 0845 074 2483
amanda.margrave@emwllp.com

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David Danskin - Principal

  • Qualified in 1983
  • Has broad experience of property practice, but has specialised in commercial and residential property development, acting for both private and public sector clients.  He has substantial experience of development agreements, public private partnerships, joint ventures, site acquisitions and disposals, conditional contracts, options, building agreements and contracts
  • Out of the office he is a keen golfer
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2391
Emaildavid.danskin@emwllp.com
Mobile07841 052 096
Fax0845 074 2422
Language(s)English
PA(s)Sarah Aitken on 0845 074 2387
sarah.aitken@emwllp.com

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Darren Debock - Solicitor

  • Qualified in 2013
  • Advises on all areas of commercial property including freehold and leasehold acquisitions, landlord & tenant, and residential development matters.
  • Has a passion for all things car and motorsport related and enjoys rebuilding classic sports cars before putting them through their paces on track days.

Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2392
Emaildarren.debock@emwllp.com
Mobile07884 549 370
Fax0845 074 2503
Language(s)English
PA(s)Amy Taylor on 0845 074 2348
amy.taylor@emwllp.com

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Victoria Dobson - Associate

  • Has landlord and tenant expertise in the field of electronic communications. Notable highlights include involvement in a large network consolidation project and a period of secondment at a client company
  • Is secretary of CILEx Northants & Bucks Branch
  • Once had afternoon tea in the Houses of Parliament
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2400
Emailvictoria.dobson@emwllp.com
Mobile07956 990 990
Fax0845 074 2422
Language(s)English
PA(s)Jeanette Foster on 0845 074 2425
jeanette.foster@emwllp.com
Vivienne Gibb on 0845 074 2369
vivienne.gibb@emwllp.com

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Rachel Edwards - Trainee Solicitor

Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2434
Emailrachel.edwards@emwllp.com

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Giles Ferin - Principal

  • Qualified in 1978
  • Accredited for Planning Law by the Law Society and with over thirty years' experience in both the public and private sectors he covers all aspects of planning law advice from scheme conception through to finished development acting for developers, local authorities and other public sector bodies, third party interest groups and for individuals.
  • Has handled applications and appeals for clients in various sectors on projects countrywide, but with particular emphasis on the London, Home Counties, South Midlands and East Coast areas and has acted as advocate for parties at Planning Inquiries in both development and enforcement appeals and on development plan matters.
  • Formerly President of his local Chamber of Commerce and is currently Vice Chair of a small Housing Association specialising in the provision of accommodation and care for adults with special needs.
Team(s)Planning and Regeneration
Direct Dial0845 074 2390
Emailgiles.ferin@emwllp.com
Mobile07778 192 150
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English
PA(s)Margaret Stansfeld on 0845 074 2398
margaret.stansfeld@emwllp.com

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Rob Goffman - Principal

  • Qualified in 1984
  • Has vast experience in advising on property development and property portfolio management
  • Is also a general dab-hand at commercial property
  • Used to have a beard
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2395
Emailrob.goffman@emwllp.com
Mobile07979 752 383
Fax0845 074 2505
Language(s)English
PA(s)Rosy Haynes on 0845 074 2397
rosy.haynes@emwllp.com

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Colin Grundy - Solicitor

  • Qualified in 1984.
  • Has extensive property, banking and finance experience.
  • Worked in-house with Nationwide Building Society from 1987-2014 providing legal advice to their residential development subsidiary and commercial lending and housing departments. More recently, he has been advising on capital markets and wholesale funding including covered bond, securitisation, derivatives and repurchase and securities lending agreements.
  • Outside work, he enjoys most sports and particularly cricket, football and motor sport.
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2350
Emailcolin.grundy@emwllp.com
Mobile07725 244 453
Fax0870 238 8096

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Emily Harris - Associate

  • Qualified in 2009 following her training contract with the firm
  • Her day to day work involves all aspects of commercial property and acting for a range of clients, many with large portfolios.  This includes drafting, negotiating, advising and making recommendations for Landlord or Tenant in respect of agreements, leases, underleases, licences and variations
  • Other title work includes freehold/investment acquisitions and disposals, perfecting security and advising in respect of easements and covenants
  • Enjoys cycling and has taken part in the Oxford to Cambridge bike ride as part of the firmís bikersí club Ė not a trace of leather, beards or tattoos
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2509
Emailemily.harris@emwllp.com
Mobile07825 080 543
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English
PA(s)Margaret Stansfeld on 0845 074 2398
margaret.stansfeld@emwllp.com

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Caroline Hayward - Associate

  • Qualified in 2000
  • Specialising in property development work acting for both developers and landowners, in particular within the social housing sector and is experienced in dealing with option agreements, development agreements, conditional contracts, overage provisions and joint venture agreements
  • Undertakes agricultural sales and purchases and general commercial property work
  • Board member of Rockingham Forest Housing Association
  • Runs the local Youth Group, is passionate about her garden and would secretly love an allotment.
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2405
Emailcaroline.hayward@emwllp.com
Mobile07713 201 182
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English
PA(s)Amanda Margrave on 0845 074 2483
amanda.margrave@emwllp.com

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Simon Ingram - Principal

  • Qualified in 1976
  • Expertise in the larger scale projects, working with the client, their consultants and other members of our firm to deliver quality schemes, and enjoys the challenge of working with ambitious clients
  • Past Chairman and committed member of the Milton Keynes Community Foundation. Chairman of the MK Dons Football Club Sports and Education Trust and Legal Trustee of Milton Keynes Theatre & Gallery Company
  • Holidays are spent trekking with friends all over Europe and further a-field in places like India, South America and Morocco (the other half said she'd prefer a spa next time!)
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2396
Emailsimon.ingram@emwllp.com
Mobile07734 956 446
Fax0845 074 2422
Language(s)English
PA(s)Sarah Aitken on 0845 074 2387
sarah.aitken@emwllp.com

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Karen James - Post Completions Officer

  • Has expertise in Land Tax calculations, submission of SDLT forms and Land Registration applications.  Has also undertaken large volume registration projects including 300+ voluntary registrations, registration of a debenture over 133 registered sites and noting 4 Option Agreements over 215 sites
  • Adopted a goldfish called Google from a Danish friend!  One very ugly, mean fish, which keeps outgrowing its tank!
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2473
Emailkaren.james@emwllp.com
Mobile07725 244 452
Fax0845 074 2422
Language(s)English
PA(s)Daniel Webb on 0845 074 2413
daniel.webb@emwllp.com

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Graham Jones - Trainee Solicitor

  • Currently completing his first year as a trainee with the firm
  • Outside of work he is a competitive long distance runner for Marshall Milton Keynes AC and runs in track, road and cross-country events. In his first year since moving to Milton Keynes to start his training contract he was selected to race for Buckinghamshire at the Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships.
  • Also in 2009 he appeared on Countdown, winning two episodes and narrowly losing a third on a crucial conundrum.
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2437
Emailgraham.jones@emwllp.com
Fax0845 074 2421
Language(s)English
German
Italian

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Stephen Kay - Principal

  • Qualified in 1999
  • All areas of commercial property, particularly acting for multi-site occupiers.  Noteable highlights include the purchase of a major international client's head office for £115m and the sale and leaseback of 18 properties for another major client, bringing a total profit of £20m (for the client!)
  • Is described as "a commercial operator who is tough when he needs to be" who delivers a 'thoroughly professional service' and adopts an 'excellent approach to issues' in the Chambers UK Guide and Legal 500
  • At weekends, can often be found on top of a muck heap, helping his wife run her livery yard!
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2380
Emailstephen.kay@emwllp.com
Mobile07730 660 341
Fax0845 074 2505
Language(s)English
PA(s)Sharon Brighton on 0845 074 2426
sharon.brighton@emwllp.com
Lana Boddy on 0845 074 2394
lana.boddy@emwllp.com

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Lucie Kingsnorth - Solicitor

  • Qualified in October 2013 
  • Responsible for both landlord and tenant and general commercial property transactions including high volume project work with a specialism in electronic communications.
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2471
EmailLucie.Kingsnorth@emwllp.com
Mobile07551 126547
PA(s)Vivienne Gibb on 0845 074 2369
vivienne.gibb@emwllp.com
Jeanette Foster on 0845 074 2425
jeanette.foster@emwllp.com

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Joanna Lacey - Principal

  • Qualified in 1984
  • Worked as an in-house lawyer to organisations; initially a major construction company and thereafter from 1989 - 1998 with Nationwide Building Society, involved in their commercial lending operation
  • Specialism in banking and finance matters
  • Supporting Spurs is her passion!
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2484
Emailjoanna.lacey@emwllp.com
Mobile07720 561 319
Fax0845 074 2503
Language(s)English
PA(s)Chris Hanley on 0845 074 2487
chris.hanley@emwllp.com

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Arjun Majumdar - Trainee Solicitor

  • Commenced his training contract in September 2013
  • Outside of work he enjoys football, gym and playing the guitar.
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2379
Emailarjun.majumdar@emwllp.com
Fax0845 074 2502
Language(s)English

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Nick Marshall - Principal

  • Qualified in 1997
  • Particular emphasis on investment and corporate occupier markets.  Advised investors on acquisition and disposals of over £2bn of real estate assets and relocated corporate HQs for US investment banks and some of London's significant market makers.
  • Many transactions involved the implementation of tax efficient structures for both domestic and international clients.
  • Advised across various sectors including mixed use retail / office, shopping centres, hospitality and leisure and financial services for clients such as HNIs, joint ventures, financial service providers and banks, property companies and major globally branded retailers.
  • Outside of work his time is spent ferrying his young children from club to club, being an active school governor at a local boys' prep school and (when time permits!) pursuing Brown Trout with a fly rod.
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2378
Calling from
outside the UK
+44 1908 699 355
Emailnick.marshall@emwllp.com
Mobile07944 188 626
Fax0207 405 4222
Language(s)English
PA(s)Sandra Browne-Rhoden on 0845 074 2486
sandra.browne-rhoden@emwllp.com

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Marco Mauro - Solicitor

  • Qualified in 2007
  • Experience in all aspects of planning law and has previously worked for a number of local planning authorities. This experience means he has been successful in securing a number of planning consents against the odds.
  • Experience in local government law, highway law, rights of way, village greens, environmental law, including working knowledge of the contaminated land regime and the carbon reduction commitment scheme and has written articles for a number of well respected publications such as the Solicitors Journal, Estates Review and Property Law Journal.
  • Represented clients in the Magistrates Court in connection with highway and planning related matters and successfully defended a client for an alleged breach of a planning enforcement notice.
  • Outside of work he enjoys good food and lots of it!
Team(s)Planning and Regeneration
Direct Dial0845 074 2440
Emailmarco.mauro@emwllp.com
Mobile07725 960 488
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English
PA(s)Margaret Stansfeld on 0845 074 2398
margaret.stansfeld@emwllp.com

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Alexandra Miller - Associate

  • Qualified in 2006
  • Deals with a range of real estate matters with particular emphasis on investment and corporate occupier markets
  • Advises on the acquisition and disposal of single and portfolio assets for domestic and overseas investors across all sectors
  • Experienced in non-contentious landlord and tenant matters for a wide range of clients including a number of household names
  • Wide range of experience gained from working in the City and overseas
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2343
Emailalexandra.miller@emwllp.com
Mobile07834 044 499
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English
PA(s)Sandra Browne-Rhoden on 0845 074 2486
sandra.browne-rhoden@emwllp.com

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Nicholas Ripper - Solicitor

  • Currently completing his second year as a trainee with the firm
  • Previous experience in online marketing and retail, as well as working in the third sector for one of the UK's leading children's charity Action for Children
  • Enjoys cycling, skiing, movies and trips out on my motorbike
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2383
Emailnicholas.ripper@emwllp.com
Mobile07753 497763
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English

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Wendy Rogers - Property Finance Assistant

  • Many yearsí experience working in property finance where her main clients are of course banks!
  • Supports Northampton Saints and Chelsea. She was born in the Land of Nod Surrey
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2488
Emailwendy.rogers@emwllp.com
Mobile07764 244 952
Fax0845 074 2503
Language(s)English
PA(s)Hannah Morrow on 0845 074 2365
hannah.morrow@emwllp.com

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Derryn Rolfe - Consultant Solicitor

  • Originally an engineer; qualified as a solicitor in 2005 following extensive experience in-house
  • Specialises in construction and engineering, particularly drafting and negotiation of contracts and associated documentation and strategic procurement advice
  • Involved for over a decade in the drafting of the IChemE Model Forms of Conditions of Contract
  • Lectures in construction law
Team(s)Real Estate
Construction
Direct Dial0845 074 2354
Emailderryn.rolfe@emwllp.com
Mobile07917 178 781
Fax0845 074 2422
Language(s)English
French
PA(s)Sarah Aitken on 0845 074 2387
sarah.aitken@emwllp.com

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Joe Soul - Principal

  • Qualified in 2002
  • Broad commercial property expertise specialising in healthcare in particular the acquisition and disposal of care homes, mental health establishments, brain injury units, learning disability units, children's homes and acting for health service providers
  • Has also acted for a number of maintained and independent schools, colleges and universities in relation to various commercial property related matters
  • Joe is an unrealistic but enthusiastic Liverpool FC supporter and spends most of his spare time keeping up with his young daughters
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2358
Emailjoe.soul@emwllp.com
Mobile07738 252 414
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English
PA(s)Amanda Margrave on 0845 074 2483
amanda.margrave@emwllp.com

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Minal Thakarar - Principal

  • Qualified in 1999
  • With over 10 year's property finance experience has particular expertise in the banking and financial sector.  She also advises on all areas of commercial property
  • Worked as an in-house lawyer with Nationwide Building Society, providing strategic, analytical and business focused advice and analysis to the commercial lending division
  • Outside of work she loves vegetarian cooking and spending time with her family
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2512
Emailminal.thakarar@emwllp.com
Mobile07725 960 497
Fax0845 074 2503
Language(s)English
PA(s)Chris Hanley on 0845 074 2487
chris.hanley@emwllp.com
Jennie Gibbins on 0845 074 2482
jennie.gibbins@emwllp.com

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Andrew Timoney - Solicitor

  • Qualified in 2014 and joined the firm in March 2014
  • Advises on all areas of commercial property including freehold and leasehold acquisitions, landlord & tenant, and residential development matters.
  • Outside of work Andrew is a big Liverpool FC fan and plays golf in the summer months. He likes to visit different places whenever he can and tries to play guitar in his spare time.
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2412
Emailandrew.timoney@emwllp.com
Mobile07753 497 965
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English

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Lucy Walford - Solicitor

  • Qualified in 2008 and joined the firm in March 2014
  • Advises on all areas of commercial property including landlord and tenant, acquisitions and disposals, portfolio management and corporate support
  • Outside of work she enjoys travelling, skiing (badly) and spending time with family and friends
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2513
Emaillucy.walford@emwllp.com
Mobile07801 978 448
Fax0845 074 2505
Language(s)English
PA(s)Amanda Margrave on 0845 074 2483
amanda.margrave@emwllp.com

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Daniel Webb - Post Completions Assistant

  • Joined the firm in August 2009 initially in the Administration team before joining the Real Estate team in July 2011.
  • He assists Karen James dealing with the teamís Land Registry applications, SDLT submissions and is currently in the middle of a large registration project for a client which involves registering over 800 sites.
  • Outside of the office he is currently working towards his CILEx qualifications.
  • When not revising for exams or attending lectures he enjoys watching the mighty Spurs, playing golf and socialising with friends.
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2413
Emaildaniel.webb@emwllp.com
Language(s)English

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Geoff Willis - Principal

  • Qualified in 1994
  • With particular expertise in residential and commercial development and landlord and tenant matters, he is also part of the firmís insolvency and restructuring team and is generally an all-knowing oracle when it comes to property law
  • He is a director of Industrial Rehabilitation Workshops, a Northampton charity which provides work-based day care, education and rehabilitation to those with mental illness and learning difficulties
  • Once helped Rupert Murdoch put up a satellite dish
Team(s)Real Estate
Direct Dial0845 074 2478
Emailgeoff.willis@emwllp.com
Mobile07753 911 067
Fax0845 074 2500
Language(s)English
PA(s)Rachel Hawley on 0845 074 2336
rachel.hawley@emwllp.com