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Emily joined Birketts in July 2020. She is a Solicitor in our Commercial Property Team.
Emily qualified as a Solicitor in January 2020 after undertaking her training contract with a local law firm. Whilst at university, Emily worked as a Paralegal gaining valuable experience of working in a law practice and gaining skills across a broad spectrum of legal work including commercial property transactions.
Emily obtained her Law Degree from the University of Essex before moving on to achieve a Distinction in the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Moorgate. Emily also obtained a Masters Degree in Professional Legal Practice alongside the Legal Practice Course.
Emily acts for some of the UK’s leading SIPP (Self – Invested Personal Pension Scheme) and SSAS (Small Self-Administered Scheme) providers dealing with all aspects of commercial property work, including:
- Freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals.
- Leasehold/Asset management.
- The grant of Leases, Licences, Tenancies.
- Deeds of Variation and Deeds of Surrender.
- Property finance.
- Acting in a checking capacity only on the purchase of commercial property by a SIPP.
- Acquisition by pension schemes by way of an in specie contribution or transfer.
Emily is well equipped to act for SIPP and SSAS providers and has an in-depth understanding of their procedures and requirements as well as those of the industry as a whole. Emily is a member of the specialist SIPPs Team at Birketts who have knowledge and a detailed understanding of investment property. The SIPPs Team have established practical working relationships with leading SIPP and SSAS Providers, which ensures that they provide an efficient and cost-effective service, allowing each transaction to proceed as smoothly as possible. When required, the team work closely with the property litigation and construction departments at Birketts who are able to provide their advice and expertise throughout the course of a transaction.
Emily is based at our Ipswich Office.
Outside of work, Emily is the Vice-Chair of the Suffolk Pride Committee and is involved in the organisation of Suffolk Pride and other local events in support of Suffolk Pride throughout the year.