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About Tessa

Tessa joined Winckworth Sherwood in March 2017. Tessa specialises in commercial landlord and tenant work, and she has acted for a wide range of clients including the University of Cambridge, local authorities, national and international retailers, shopping centre operators, commercial and mixed-use developers, small investors and high net worth individuals.

Recent Experience

  • Assisting on acquisitions and sales of commercial and residential development sites
  • Assisting with the negotiation of surgery leases with GPs and funders
  • Advising Barratt on infrastructure arrangements for the redevelopment of the former Boleyn Ground in Upton Park
  • Acquisition of new head office premises and a distribution centre for Bunnings Warehouse
  • Acting for commercial landlords and tenants in relation to matters such as drafting and negotiating leases, lease renewals, portfolio re-gears, licences and ongoing property management advice
  • Advising a local authority on the purchase of several investment properties including a Royal Mail sorting office, a former magistrates’ court building and a mixed retail/leisure property in southern England

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

Career Experience

2017 to present: Chartered Legal Executive, Winckworth Sherwood

2015 to 2017: Chartered Legal Executive, Dentons UKMEA LLP

2012 to 2015: Chartered Legal Executive, Boodle Hatfield LLP

2007 to 2012: Paralegal then Chartered Legal Executive, Marks and Spencer plc

2005 to 2007: Paralegal, Mills & Reeve LLP

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 10 November 2020 | 10.00am

Heat Seminar with Switch2 Energy – The role of 4th and 5th generation heat networks in meeting net zero goals

Heat network specialist Switch2 Energy and lawyers Winckworth Sherwood are hosting two webinars to help housing providers plan and deliver[…..]