Cara joined Birketts in May 2019. She is a Senior Associate in our Real Estate Investment Team, based within the wider Commercial Property Team in our Norwich office.
Prior to joining Birketts, Cara started her career in property law in 2013 as a Paralegal in the residential conveyancing team at a Brighton firm. Cara subsequently trained at a specialist property firm in Norwich, and since qualification in 2015, has assisted clients with a wide range of commercial property matters. Her experience includes acting for a diverse range of clients including independent builders and developers, investors, pension schemes, independent businesses, regional and national retailers, business owners and landowners on acquisitions and disposals, strategic land development, financing, corporate support on company transactions, leases, general landlord and tenant matters, franchising, licensed premises and real estate asset management.
Cara now assists leading real estate investment firms, managers and institutional investors on the acquisition, disposal, funding and asset management of high-value global investment fund portfolios across all real estate sectors in England and Wales. Day-to-day this involves implementing asset management strategies from unit sales, lease restructuring, refurbishments and redevelopments, 1954 Act strategy and site acquisitions in addition to general landlord and tenant matters.