Associate, Real Estate

Katie Payne

Katie trained with the firm before qualifying into the Real Estate team in 2020. She deals with all areas of commercial property with a particular focus on real estate finance and development.

Katie acts for a wide range of commercial and individual clients including lenders and borrowers, developers and landowners, commercial landlords and tenants; bringing a detailed but pragmatic and commercial approach to all matters.

Katie Payne

Specialisms & expertise

  • Real estate and development finance, bridging finance
  • Acquisitions and disposals of commercial property
  • Assisting with the property aspects of corporate transactions
  • Option and overage agreements
  • Infrastructure agreements
  • Non-contentious Landlord and Tenant matters.

Examples of work

Advising on an £18 million loan facility to fund the development of 37 residential homes

Advising on a £3.2 million loan facility to fund the acquisition of a portfolio commercial properties


Katie studied History at the University of Sheffield before completing the GDL and LPC at the University of Law, Guildford.

Katie trained with the firm before qualifying as a solicitor in 2020.

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