Lisa Austen (nee Bull)

Senior Associate

Lisa specialises in residential and commercial property law. Lisa joined the firm in September 2014 having qualified as a solicitor in 2013.

In her residential work Lisa acts for clients ranging from first time buyers, investors, small businesses, companies and property developers. The scope of transactions include:-

  • high value freehold and leasehold sale and purchases (including new build);
  • auction sale and purchases;
  • remortgages;
  • lease extensions;
  • transfer of equity; and
  • grant of new leases following redevelopment/conversion.

Lisa’s commercial property work involves her acting for both landlords and tenants, including:-

  • grant, underletting, assignment and renewal of business tenancies ranging from small retail units to large London office spaces;
  • sale and acquisition of businesses (share and asset transfers);
  • acting for landlords managing commercial property portfolios, dealing with licences to assign, underlet, alterations, renewals and rent reviews; and
  • purchase of commercial freehold premises subject to existing leases and/or with planning potential for residential conversion.

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys carp fishing, mountain climbing, country walks and reading.