Admitted as a Solicitor: 1994
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Teresa joined DJB from the retailer John Lewis and Partners where she was their interim Head of their Real Estate and Planning team. In this role, Teresa was responsible for ensuring her team provided up to date, commercial and pragmatic property, construction and planning law advice to all divisions within the Partnership. Before this, Teresa worked in private practice for firms including Addleshaw Goddard (Legal Director), Gowling WLG (Director), Pinsent Masons (Consultant) and others. She has experience acting for developers, hotel companies, investors and retail and leisure operators and gained a wide understanding of the issues and drivers that apply to them. Teresa has a reputation for having a proactive attitude and giving accurate yet pragmatic commercial legal advice to deliver successful outcomes and minimise risks.
Whilst at the John Lewis Partnership Teresa was integral to many high-profile legal matters including a£850m redevelopment of and around the trading John Lewis Department Store in Edinburgh.
Advising a Ieading Irish property developer in connection with the relocation of the US Embassy to its development site in Wandsworth.
Acting for a private equity company and the management team in connection with the secondary buyout of a leading hotel chain for £675 million, which involved banking, insurance, environmental issues as well as pure real estate issues.
Managing a team in connection with the successful disposal of a national restaurant business consisting of over 200 restaurants for a major hotel chain.