Real Estate & Data Centre Leasing
Emma has 15 years experience in the world of commercial real estate transactions. She has acted for a variety of clients with commercial real estate requirements, both in the UK and internationally.
In particular, she has over a decade's worth of experience acting for data centre industry clients, advising during the negotiation and legal transaction phases of securing space in data centres to create global networks spanning multiple jurisdictions - to this end she has worked with clients and lawyers in 30 plus jurisdictions around the world. She has also acted for clients acquiring sites for the development of their own data centres.
Emma also has specialist experience within the renewable energy sector, advising clients on funding transactions with renewable energy sites as the core underlying assets, as well as on the corporate sale and acquisition of these assets.
Emma also has broad real estate finance experience, acting for both lenders and borrowers on a huge range of financing transactions.
More broadly, Emma is experienced in all areas of commercial real estate work. Throughout her career, she has acted for many landlords and tenants, including pension fund and institutional landlords, in the retail, industrial and office sectors, most notably advising on the letting and management of various high-profile central London estates and individual properties.
She has also taken a lead corporate-real estate liaison role in more than one firm, advising her corporate colleagues and their clients on all aspects of corporate transactions involving property assets.