AMANDA FRENCH

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

 

Admitted as a Solicitor:  2004

 CONTACT DETAILS

Tel:       020 3026 1170

Email:  [email protected]

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Commercial property 

Landlord and tenant

 

Amanda joined DJB having worked in-house for brands including River Island, Farrow and Ball and most recently Folk2Folk.  In addition to providing legal advice on their large estates, Amanda successfully reduced their spending and risks and oversaw the procurement of new panel firms.  Amanda understands the commercial challenges facing retailers and the often substantial liabilities relating to their estates.  Amanda is the Vice- Chair and Trustee on Dartmoor Multi-Academy Trust providing strategic guidance to the Management Team delivering education to over 4,500 pupils across three senior schools and 16 primary schools. 

 

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights include advising:

  • River Island (whilst she was their in-house Head of Property Legal) on the global property portfolio issues the brand faced.  

  • The UK's largest Trade and DIY store on their store expansion programme.   

  • High street fashion brands, including Reiss and New Look on their national store expansion programmes.  

  • Folk2Folk (whilst she was their in-house Head of Legal) on branch rollouts, corporate issues and much more. 
     

 

"Fiercely intelligent, dogged, determined and utterly brilliant.  Amanda is one of those rare people who inspires absolute confidence - The moment you task her with a project you know she will deliver well beyond exception. Her work on the new product range at FOLK2FOLK was simply awe inspiring."

CEO, Folk2Folk