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Grace heads the commercial property team in Chelmsford. She joined our Essex office as a partner in 2004 after 10 years' commercial real estate experience with leading City law firms.
She undertakes all aspects of mainstream commercial property work and regularly advises operators, investors and developers, providing commercial solutions to often complex matters but specialises in high value transactions and has extensive experience of acquisitions, disposals, management of investment property and developments.
Grace is ranked in band 1 by Chambers [UK 2017]. Specialising in high-value transactions and with significant experience acting for landowners, department co-head Grace is highlighted by clients for her "technical expertise," and is further characterised as "very pragmatic, always available and accessible, and delivers on time."
Previous editions note that Grace "impresses sources with her commercial approach" and that she is valued for her "ability to simplify deals and act quickly".
Grace is also recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2016] and listed in the elite 'Leading Lawyers' list of lawyers nationwide. In earlier editions she is recognised for being “extremely experienced and capable” and is described as having a "tremendous base of experience" that enables her to adopt a "practical and common-sense" approach to real estate matters.