Grace Kerr


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Brierly Place, New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0AP

[Grace is] "very pragmatic, always available and accessible, and delivers on time".

Chambers UK 2017


Grace leads 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 owners and investors, providing commercial solutions to often complex matters. She specialises in strategic land transactions for landowners entering into promotion agreements, option agreements and conditional contracts for the disposal of land for residential development. She also has extensive experience of acquisitions, disposals and management of investment property.

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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".

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 2017] 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.