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Laura McCann, Senior Associate (FCILEx) at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Housing


Laura is an associate director (FCILEx) in the housing team with over 15 years’ experience in the sector. She acts for housing providers, including housing associations and local authorities, in the sale and purchase of both outright and affordable housing, and has a strong and loyal client following.

She advises clients on joint venture/mixed tenure schemes and has significant experience of advising on schemes such as Help to Buy. Furthermore, she deals with all after sales matters including re-sales, staircasing and lease extensions.  

Laura is a member of Women in Social Housing and the Chartered Institute of Housing. She enjoys delivering training sessions and webinars on sales and home ownership topics and is recognised as a ‘key lawyer’ in The Legal 500 directory, where clients describe her as 'fantastic' and 'such an asset'.

Recent work highlights

  • Exceeding all required targets for a large registered provider in handling all their after-sales matters including staircasing, re-sales and lease extensions.
  • Acting for a local authority in handling all their Right to Buy sales.
  • Providing legal training to clients’ new members of staff.

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