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Portrait of Lauren Bray
Areas of expertise: Real estate, Retailers and tenants

Profile

Lauren is an associate in the real estate team in Oxford.

She advises on a variety of non-contentious commercial real estate matters, including acquisitions and disposals of office, retail and industrial premises, transactional landlord and tenant matters, property development work and property refinancing.

Lauren qualified in 2018, having joined Penningtons Manches Cooper as a paralegal in 2014 before beginning her training in 2017. During her time as a paralegal, Lauren helped develop the firm’s post-completion team, providing advice and support on all stamp duty land tax and Land Registry requirements for lawyers in the real estate division across the firm’s UK offices.

Recent work highlights

  • Acting on the acquisition of a £4.35 million property in the centre of Oxford for redevelopment into student accommodation.
  • Assisting a property investment company with extensive real estate due diligence in connection with the refinancing of its property portfolio for £27 million.
  • Advising a housing association on leases for commercial units within its flagship development.

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