Vanessa Laundon

Vanessa Laundon:

Legal Director

Vanessa specialises in the retail and leisure sector advising a wide range of domestic and international retail and leisure clients on the full life cycle of their occupation, including site acquisition, disposals and general portfolio management. Vanessa has particular expertise in advising new entrants to the UK retail market, with experience ranging from national portfolio acquisitions and roll out programmes to high value single store acquisitions in London’s West End.

Recent work

  • Elie Saab on the acquisition of its flagship store in Mayfair
  • Pep & Co on the portfolio acquisition of over 40 stores throughout the UK
  • The Kooples on the acquisition of prime retail space as part of its continued roll out of stores in the UK
  • Mothercare on the management of its national portfolio
  • Vagabond Wines on its latest acquisition in Spitalfields, London
  • Tesla Motors on the acquisition of its showroom within Westfield London
  • Fabiana Filippi on the acquisition of its flag ship store in Mayfair
  • Pizza Hut on refranchising work
  • Sunglass Hut on acquisitions and disposals.

Random fact

Vanessa loves to travel and is lucky enough to have completed two round the world trips. The list of places she still wants to visit never seems to get shorter though!