Lucy specialises in commercial property, portfolio transactions and real estate investment, and works with a range of retail, commercial, and industrial property clients. She has acted for pension and managed funds to assist with long-term income real estate investment, as well as mixed use developments and commercial property developments. She has extensive experience in commercial leasing, and dealing with landlord and tenant issues. Lucy is dual-qualified as a solicitor, having been admitted to the bar in New Zealand in 2008, and in the United Kingdom 10 years later. Before joining Anthony Harper in 2021, Lucy worked in London with specialist real estate firm Winckworth Sherwood.
Clients describe Lucy’s working style as proactive, detailed and targeted.
- Pension funds in acquiring mixed use real estate portfolios, including advice on lease terms, tenants rights of first refusal, construction information, proposed development structures, and forward funded purchase agreements.
- Lenders providing financing for development of commercial property with loan values of over GBP20,000,000, including loan documentation, compliance with conditions precedent, and real estate due diligence.
- Investors in relation to investment in residential and build to rent portfolio's, including major London developments at Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station.
- A team in completing due diligence for the purchase of a property portfolio on an ongoing basis to the value of over GBP40,000,000 per annum, including assisting on advice on corporate structure, and dealing with the purchase of over 60 developments in single transactions.
Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Otago
Admission to the Bar