Phillips appoints senior solicitor, Clare Strachan, in their Commercial Property Team

Leading Hampshire law firm Phillips Solicitors continues to go from strength to strength with the appointment of senior solicitor Clare Strachan, who has joined the firm as a Legal Director in the Commercial Property Team.

Prior to joining Phillips, Clare practiced with Stevens & Bolton LLP in Guildford for seven years. She previously trained and practised in the City of London at leading international firms Olswang LLP and Nabarro LLP.

Clare brings with her a wealth of experience advising on a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, disposals, landlord and tenant matters and general asset management. She has acted for institutional investors, developers and significant corporate occupier clients, particularly in the retail and leisure, office and industrial sectors.

Clare also has specialist experience acting for large corporate occupiers on their new site acquisitions and openings across the UK and advising leading owners and operators of advertising hoardings on their portfolio acquisitions, disposals and management.

Clare said: “I am delighted to have joined Phillips as the firm continues its exciting period of growth and following it recently having been named Medium Law Firm of the Year 2021 at the prestigious Law Society Excellence awards. The firm’s ambitions and values align with my own and I very much look forward to contributing to the team’s continued growth and development.”

Phillips partner Jack Gardener said: “We are excited to be expanding our commercial property team and Clare is a great fit as she brings an excellent depth and breadth of knowledge and experience. Clare is a fantastic addition to our growing firm, and I am very much looking forward to working with her and seeing how we can further develop and strengthen what we offer to the many businesses we serve.”