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Astrid is highly effective – she is a very talented lawyer and exactly what an in-house team is looking for when instructing external counsel.

Legal 500 2021
About

Astrid Stanley is a commercial property expert acting for individuals, developers, property companies, and other investors on a wide spectrum of property development transactions. 

Her practice covers the leisure, office, industrial, retail, finance, and development sectors.

Astrid is a partner in the Real Estate department. 

She deals with a broad spectrum of transactional matters including landlord and tenant, development, acquisition and disposal of properties, and general property management.

Astrid specialises in development work advising on site acquisitions and assembly, dealing with development issues such as rights to light, land swaps with utility providers and overage, and disposal of the finished product.

She also has extensive experience acting for commercial real estate investors dealing with acquisitions and disposals together with management of investment sites. 

Recent work
  • The joint venture partners on a new 300,000 sqft mixed-use scheme development in Brighton, at the former Amex HQ.
  • FTSE 100 company on site acquisitions, disposals and re-gearing.
  • London Buildings on management of its commercial investment properties.
  • Entrepreneurial London Property Developers on residential developments in London Bridge and Islington.
  • Galliard Homes on developments and commercial lettings.
  • Private Banks on financing, refinancing and complex development loans.
  • Entrepreneurial Property Developers on mixed use development in EC1.
  • Investor client on the management of a portfolio of multi-let office properties located in the centre of Manchester.
  • Private client on acquisition of high value residential property in London W1.
  • Charities on complex Option Agreements, pre-emption agreements and Overage deals.
Accolades

"Astrid was brilliant at producing a strategy that worked across the whole project. I felt very confident about the advice and tactics that she proposed and that we were in good hands." Legal 500 2021

"Her approach was thorough and detailed and very intuitive. She was quick to recognise what we needed before we did ourselves." Legal 500 2021

"Astrid Stanley’s advice was straightforward, she was very responsive and helpful. An excellent service all round." Legal 500 2021

Did you know

Astrid paid for law school by singing in local bands. One of her biggest gigs was at Emirates stadium where she sang to the Arsenal supporters as they left the stadium. 

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