“Cathy and her colleagues excellent professional approach and attention to deadlines allowed us to progress the deal to a very satisfactory and trouble free conclusion.”
Laurence Frewin, Vice Principal, South Devon College
Cathy is an Associate in the Real Estate team.
Cathy joined Michelmores in September 2002, having qualified in London with Taylor Wessing. She also has experience of working in-house at a well known PLC.
Cathy has considerable experience of general property and development work acting for the public sector, including central government departments, educational institutions, local authorities and non-departmental public bodies and the private residential developers. She deals with all aspects of commercial property (freehold and leasehold) for both private and public sector bodies.
Cathy has particular expertise in dealing with conditional contracts, overage, options and complex titles (registered and unregistered).
- Drafting and negotiating an agreement for lease with development obligations in relation to the relocation of Millwater School to the Bicton College Campus.
- Advising on the purchase of land for South Devon College for future expansion. We put forward a strategy for resolving 3rd party occupation and potential security of tenure issues that were not apparent at the outset.
- Advising on the sale of Elizabeth Hall, Exmouth – sale conditional on planning and subject to overage. Cathy protected the local authority's need to obtain best value for this prominent site.