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