Senior Associate, Real Estate

Katherine Morgan

Katherine is an experienced real estate solicitor at Thomson Snell & Passmore. She has more than 11 years’ experience advising on all aspects of real estate transactions. This includes advising and assisting clients in the industrial warehouse, office and commercial waste sectors, covering all aspects of general and strategic portfolio management; lettings; lease renewals; securitisation and investment and commercial development; and acquisitions and disposals. Katherine has considerable experience in real estate finance matters, acting for major UK lenders and clearing banks and in particular, dealing with development finance transactions.

Katherine also works closely with the firm’s corporate M&A and banking & finance teams in providing corporate support on property aspects to clients undertaking corporate acquisitions or disposals.

Katherine prides herself on understanding her clients’ businesses in detail, to ensure her advice is both commercial and strategic.

Katherine Morgan

Specialisms & expertise

  • Investment and letting work for UK investors, corporate occupiers/owners and commercial developers
  • Portfolio and multi/single let acquisitions and disposals
  • Real Estate Finance (both acting for lenders and for owners / occupiers of commercial property)
  • Real estate aspects of corporate M&A acquisitions and sales, restructuring and refinancing
  • Commercial landlord and tenant work.

Examples of work

Acting on the multi million pound sale of a fully let retail park to a US Corporation.

Acting for the tenant to negotiate a lease for its new waste processing headquarters at a significant annual rent.

Acting for a multi-national logistics company in the sale and leaseback of a large industrial site in Dartford and its subsequent purchase of a new site for development.

Achievements & other appointments

Named in the Legal 500 as a ‘Rising Star’ 2023.

The Legal 500 Rising Star


Katherine undertook an LLB Law Degree at Exeter University (2:1) and completed her Legal Practice Course at BPP, Holborn.

Katherine trained at a leading regional firm in Kent and subsequently spent 6 years in the City. Katherine joins Thomson Snell & Passmore from another leading Kent based firm.

Katherine has undertaken a number of professional exams in the wine industry having achieved Distinction at Level 2 WSET and Merit at Level 3 WSET. Katherine has recently passed her Spanish Wine Scholar exams (WSG) and is studying to become an Italian Wine Scholar.