Nikki Bensoor specialises in commercial property. She acts on landlord and tenant, acquisition and disposal, asset management and investment work with focus in the Retail and Leisure sector. She speaks French. 

Nikki is a solicitor in Howard Kennedy's Investment Landlord & Tenant Real Estate Group.

She deals with a broad range of real estate work, advising on a variety of property transactions including acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant matters, general asset management portfolio work, and corporate support.

Nikki has extensive experience in the retail and leisure sector having spent time working in-house for an American retailer. She also advises clients in the serviced office market and deals with general property investment work.

She works for UK and overseas clients including investors, owner-occupiers, landlords, tenants and high-net-worth individuals. Her retail clients include fashion and luxury brands, as well as, household named stationers and restauranteurs.

She also has experience advising new entrants into the UK property market.

Nikki speaks French and completed part of her legal training in Paris.

Recent work
  • Acting for national retailers and restauranteurs on the acquisition of new stores in major shopping centres, high streets, and retail parks, portfolio disposals, re-gearing leases and ongoing asset management.
  • Advising new entrants into the UK retail market on matters ranging from national portfolio acquisitions and roll out programmes to high value single store acquisitions in London’s West End.
  • Acting for a privately owned serviced office provider on acquisitions and disposals of business centres, sale and leaseback arrangements, refinancing of its portfolio, occupational lettings, and licences.
  • Acting for a hotel operator and property company on its property portfolio including acquisitions of hotel businesses, commercial investment properties, residential flats, and management work.
  • Advising an investment landlord on a variety of landlord and tenant matters in relation to its mixed-use property portfolio in central London.
Did you know
Nikki enjoys travelling and has been lucky enough to visit every continent, except Antarctica which is on her bucket list!


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