Browne Jacobson, a UK based law firm, has boost its real status credential in the South West following the hire of senior associate Anna Clifford. Anna, who specialises in the acquisition and disposal of green field and brownfield land for building developments, has been welcomed into the firm’s Exeter office.
Anna who came from law firm TLT, previously worked at Browne Jacobson for seven years, having joined the firm as a trainee.
Anna will work closely with real estate partner Rebecca Toates, following a busy period for the practice over the last 12 months which has seen it complete a number of major real estate transactions including:
• Acting on the acquisition, development and the funding of Midlands Nuclear advanced Manufacturing Research Centre at Infinity Park, Derby
• Advising in relation to ongoing residential and mixed-use development of the Locking Parklands site in Weston-super-Mare.
Speaking about her personal success, Anna added: “I am pleased to be back at the place where it all started for me, which shaped the beginning of my career. Browne Jacobson has a strong national real estate profile, an impressive client portfolio and a real collaborative and people focused culture. It is what I remember them for, so I am delighted be part of that again.”
Browne Jacobson’s real estate sector
Browne Jacobson’s national Construction & Real Estate sector practice is made up of specialist advisers at the forefront of modern legal solutions for the future of the built environment. The practice works with a stellar client portfolio which includes developers, retailers and transport, amongst other clients.
Rebecca Toates, a housing Specialist at the firm’s Nottingham site, discusses the positive impact Anna will have on the team:
“Our real estate team have had another busy 12 months which has seen a trend in repeat instructions coming from various sectors. We know Anna is a fantastic lawyer who is highly experienced in handling big commercial real estate transactions, but she is also a great example of our O’shaped values and being innovative in her approach which is evident in the quality of her client work. We are delighted to welcome her back to the team.”
About Browne Jacobson
Browne Jacobson is a leading, award winning law firm that is ranked as the UK’s leading employer in the Social Mobility Employer Index 2022, the leading authority on social mobility workplace best practice in the UK. The firm works to provide pragmatic advice and solutions-driven support which enables clients to focus on what matters to them.