Claudia qualified as a Solicitor in September 2005 having trained and worked at a leading City law firm. She joined Birketts in October 2015. She is a Partner in our Commercial Property Team.
Claudia has experience across all aspects of commercial property matters including strategic land transactions; property development, acquisitions and disposals, property finance, landlord and tenant, and commercial property investment. She specialises in acting for landowners and developers in complex multi-party transactions relating to strategic sites, particularly landowners’ collaboration agreements; conditional contracts; strategic options; hybrid option agreements; and promotion agreements for residential development.
Claudia is involved in projects at all stages of the process, including structuring of collaboration agreements, site assembly and protecting the delivery of infrastructure and ultimately the sales. She is adept at providing advice and offering solutions to meet clients’ commercial needs.
Some of Claudia’s most recent experience includes acting for a consortium of seven landowners in relation to the phased disposal of their land; acting for another consortium of landowners in relation to the sale of a site pursuant to a contract conditional on planning for up to 600 homes, this transaction included overage, pre-emption rights, options and a legal charge securing the deferred elements of consideration; and acting for landowners in relation to a promotion agreement for land to be included in a significant new town project.
Claudia is a fluent German speaker and has experience in working in other jurisdictions including Germany where she was seconded for six months and in Australia where she spent two years working for a large international law firm.
Claudia is based in our Cambridge office.