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Real Estate builds for the future at Watson Burton

01 Nov 18
Lauren Coleman and Naren Deen
Newcastle-headquartered commercial law firm Watson Burton has appointed Lauren Coleman as solicitor to support demand for its Real Estate services.

 She joins a highly skilled team of specialist lawyers who offer a wide range of services including legal advice on funding, acquisition and disposal of development sites, plot sales, planning and highways, social housing initiatives and providing employment, corporate, banking, commercial and regulatory advice to Real Estate clients.

Watson Burton has recently been involved in a number of high value and complex projects including landmark regeneration schemes throughout England and Wales and a range of housing development projects: it is this work that prompted the firm to recruit Lauren into the Real Estate team.

Lauren brings with her a wealth of experience in the Real Estate sector from her time spent at Jacksons Law Firm and Womble Bond Dickinson.

Commenting on her new role, Lauren Coleman, said: “It’s exciting to have the opportunity to work with a firm that is highly regarded for its track record in the Real Estate sector.

“My focus will be on acquisition of development sites, funding, and disposal of finished homes.  I am delighted to be able to progress my career at Watson Burton and work with a friendly, dynamic team.”

Naren Deen, Partner and head of Real Estate at Watson Burton, added: “We are pleased to have Lauren join our team as she brings fantastic experience to the firm.  In particular, Lauren has great knowledge and experience in the residential development and sales sector.

“Our Real Estate team has extensive experience in advising clients across a full range of legal services and Lauren’s appointment is key to our residential development service, offering an integrated legal solution from site acquisition right through to plot sales and ground rent disposal.”

Watson Burton, which also has offices in Leeds and London, delivers commercial legal services nationwide. Its core practice areas are Corporate, Employment, Real Estate, Construction and Dispute Resolution.