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Carolyn is a senior associate in the Real Estate team based in London.

Carolyn has a broad range of commercial real estate expertise with a particular focus on complex development and regeneration projects as well as investment transactions (including buying/selling property through structured corporate acquisitions and disposals), joint ventures, leasing and financing. She has worked on a number of the largest developments and pre-lets in the City. Her clients include private capital investors, property companies, overseas funds and public sector bodies.

Carolyn is part of the NextGen Committee of Real Estate Balance, an organisation dedicated to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in the real estate industry.

 

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • Brookfield and Oxford Properties on all aspects of the development of the 600,000 square foot London Wall Place prime office scheme in the City of London, including land assembly, adjoining owners agreements, corporate restructuring, £273 million development financing and 80,000 square foot pre-letting of space in 2 London Wall Place to Cleary Gottlieb
  • Royal Mail on the development of Nine Elms Park, London (a 14 acre site mixed use scheme comprising up to 1,950 residential units over 7 development plots) including the disposal of Plots E, F and G to London Square for over £111 million
  • Macquarie Capital on the acquisition by Brigid Investments Limited (a Macquarie Capital and John Laing 50:50 joint venture) and financing of a substantial portfolio of build to rent retirement homes let on assured tenancies across multiple sites across the UK including acquisition and financing of a pipeline of further retirement homes to assemble a portfolio with values in excess of £300 million
  • London Legacy Development Corporation on the procurement of a corporate joint venture development partner for their 5.1ha mixed use Pudding Mill Lane scheme, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
  • Brookfield on the restructuring and pre-letting of 1 Leadenhall to Latham & Watkins as their European HQ
  • PineBridge Benson Elliot on the corporate acquisition of Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford and Guildford Business Park for £132 million
  • Hammerson on the disposal of a 50% stake in Highcross Shopping Centre, Leicester for £236 million
  • Vanquish Properties (advised by TH Real Estate, now known as Nuveen) on the proposed development of the 900,000 square foot 40 Leadenhall scheme in the City of London and bridge financing