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Verity A. Houlker

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Verity Houlker is an associate in the firm’s London office where she is a member of the real estate practice group. Verity qualified as a solicitor in 2014. 

Verity has experience assisting and advising on a variety of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions, disposals, lettings, and the property aspects of corporate and lending transactions. Previous clients include landlords, tenants, lenders, institutional investors and non-profit organisations.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Verity was a solicitor at a UK law firm where she concentrated her practice on real estate. In addition she was a trainee solicitor for two years at a multinational law firm in London where she completed seats in real estate, construction and corporate, and was seconded to the firm’s Bucharest office for six months where she practised commercial/corporate law.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Law Society of England and Wales

Real Estate

  • Drafting, negotiating and completing agreements for lease, leases, licences, ancillary documents and other lease documentation for a variety of landlord and tenant clients and managing completions 
  • Advising one of the largest independent pharmacy chains in the UK and Europe on the share purchases of pharmacy owning limited companies
  • Acting for UK and foreign banks on real estate secured lending
  • Advising corporate clients on head office relocations in the UK and other ad hoc real estate matters
  • Acting for clients within various sectors on acquisitions and disposals of commercial premises
  • Advising another well known UK pharmacy chain and its subsidiaries on the management of its portfolio of pharmacies including acquisitions and disposals