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Caroline Smith

Caroline Smith
Senior Consultant Solicitor (Residential and Commercial Property)

Caroline qualified in 2004 and spent 9 years within large regional private practices before moving to head up an internal legal department within a property company.

Caroline has experience in all aspects of property law and specialises in the following:

Commercial Property:

  • Acquisitions and disposals of commercial property
  • Sale and purchase of development property/land (including multiple plot sales/purchases)
  • Commercial leases
  • Buying and selling at Auction

Landlord and Tenant:

  • Large/small scale ground rent portfolio management
  • Reversionary ground rents
  • Freehold acquisitions and disposals including the drafting and serving of section 5 notices
  • Lease extensions
  • Enfranchisements
  • Licences (alter, underlet and assign)
  • Drafting new leases in accordance with changing legislation

Residential Property

  • Freehold and leasehold sales and purchases
  • Registered and unregistered land
  • Sales and purchases of units within new developments
  • Transfers of Equity and matrimonial transfers
  • Lease extensions
  • Buying and selling at auctions


Caroline lives in Cheshire but acts for clients throughout the UK.

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