Elizabeth Newson

Elizabeth Newson

Senior Associate
Solicitor – admitted 2003

About

Elizabeth is a Senior Associate in the Real Estate team in Exeter.

She joined Michelmores from Stephens Scown LLP.  Previously she spent seven years as a Senior Associate in the Real Estate division of City firm Herbert Smith Freehills gaining extensive experience in investment, development and asset management of commercial real estate.

Elizabeth advises on a wide range of commercial real estate matters, specialising in land promotion and residential development, including the negotiation of option and promotion agreements in respect of strategic land.

Outside of work, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her young family making the most of what Devon has to offer; running and getting involved in village life.

Recent Experience

  • Advising on title issues and negotiating option and promotion agreements for a promoter in relation to strategic land across the South West.
  • Acting on the sale of a residential development site to a national housebuilder in Somerset for over £9m.
  • Advising landowners in relation to option and promotion agreements relating to strategic land for residential development, including land intended as expansion space to Cranbrook in East Devon.