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About Amy

Amy advises on a broad range of commercial property transactions with a particular focus on retail and leisure and development work across various sectors. Amy has significant experience advising clients on a range of commercial real estate matters, including acquisitions and disposals, sale and leasebacks, lease regears and portfolio management.

Recent experience

  • advising an international retailer in relation to a group restructuring of its real estate portfolio;
  • facilitating the rapid roll out of “stores within stores” enabling a variety of retail clients to quickly expand to operate from a number of supermarket stores;
  • assisting a number of well known high street retailers with their acquisitions of stores in newly opened UK shopping centres across the UK;
  • facilitating the sale and leaseback of a large London department store for a well known UK retailer;
  • advising an international retailer on the disposal of surplus space to Amazon for the development and use as a major logistics hub;
  • advising an international shopping centre operator on the £260m sale and development leaseback of a new UK shopping centre;
  • assisting a UK bank on the real estate aspects of the refinancing of a large hotel chain;
  • advising a well known property developer on the acquisition of a new site for a multi-phase residential development

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Career Experience

Jan 2020 - Present: Senior Associate, Winckworth Sherwood

April 2019 - December 2019: Senior Associate, Knights PLC (following its acquisition of BrookStreet des Roches LLP)

2014 - 2019: Senior Associate, BrookStreet des Roches LLP

2012 - 2014: Associate, Ashurst LLP

2010 - 2012: Trainee, Ashurst LLP

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 10th - Friday 13th March 2020

MIPIM 2020

We are delighted to be attending MIPIM 2020, the leading real estate event for property professionals. Our team will be in Cannes and will be delighted to meet up with you. Meet the team If you are attending MIPIM and …

Palais des Festivals,. Cannes, France


Wednesday 25th - Thursday 26th March 2020

Total Housing 2020

Representatives from all our real estate specialisms will be in Brighton. This includes construction, planning, social housing and development. Please contact us if you are intested in meeting us during the conference. Please contact events@wslaw.co.uk for more information.

Brighton Hilton Metropole, Kings Road . Brighton BN1 2FE


Thursday 27th February 2020

Build To Rent Forum 2020

We are delighted to be involved with the BTR Forum again in 2020. This is an authoritative one-day event that brings together private and public sector leaders and key stakeholders to debate and exchange ideas. This year’s theme is ‘Build …

155 Bishopsgate Conference Centre. London EC2M 3YD


Speakers: Karen Cooksley