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Portrait of Hayley Wilson
Areas of expertise: Real estate, Real estate investors


Hayley is an associate in the real estate team in London. Her experience encompasses acquisitions and disposals, retail portfolios, development and commercial leasing cases, representing both landlords and tenants.

She acts in a wide variety of sectors, spanning student accommodation; the private rented sector; hotel investment; retail and leisure; health; industrial investment; restaurants; and the acquisition of portfolio debt. Her clients include investors, private companies, occupiers and funders.

Having qualified in 2012 in Scotland, Hayley worked at two highly regarded Scottish law firms before joining Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2017. She is an active member of the Women in Property network.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting with the disposal of a UK-wide student accommodation portfolio to a Singaporean investment fund.
  • Negotiating the development and lease of a new cinema complex in Glasgow city centre.
  • Assisting with the acquisition and subsequent redevelopment of a hotel in Edinburgh city centre.
  • Assisting and reporting on the property aspects of a large UK-wide hotel business disposal.
  • Acting for an offshore fund for a PRS scheme in Edinburgh.

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