EXPERTISE

Rachel advises on all aspects of investment, development and real estate finance transactions, with particular expertise in the senior living and extra care and build to rent/private rented sectors.  Rachel leads the Senior Living Group at Addleshaw Goddard.

Rachel's recent experience includes:

  • advising a large institutional investor on their entry into the senior living market by way of a joint venture with a leading retirement living operator, including advising on all aspects of the development, investment, operation and unit disposal process
  • advising Michael Howard Homes Limited on their site acquisitions for a number of retirement living and residential development opportunities in the south east
  • advising a large UK based residential developer on the development of two mixed use sites in the centre of Birmingham
  • advising the funder on the acquisition and development financing of an 86 unit retirement living development
  • advising the lender on the development financing of two build to rent/build to sell developments in Manchester
  • advising a private hospital developer on the acquisition, funding and subsequent development of two private hospitals and subsequent ancillary arrangements with a dementia care operator.
Publications
  • Getting Connected: Technology moves fast – are your documents ready for it? Estates Gazette, May 2014;
  • Did the economy kill the green lease? Legal Week, July 2012;
  • Pioneering spirit wanted. Estates Gazette, December 2011;
  • Nothing going on but the rent. Estates Gazette, 2009.
Year Qualified
  • 2003
Education
  • 1999 University of Sheffield  (Geography (BSc (Hons))
  • 2000 Nottingham Law School (GDL)
  • 2001 Nottingham Law School (LPC)
  • 2013 University of Cambridge: Institute of Continuing Education (IPF Introduction to Property Investment) 
Professional Memberships
  • Law Society of England & Wales
  • Women in Property Healthcare
  • Associate Member BPF Policy Committee
Testimonials

"Ranked In Legal 500 2018 & 2019 For Real Estate Investment, Development And Infrastructure, And As A 'Next Generation Partner' For Real Estate Investment In 2019"

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