Leading law firm Lester Aldridge LLP has appointed Catherine Rawles as an associate in its real estate team, based at the firm’s Bournemouth office.
Rawles is an experienced real estate lawyer specialising in residential development and social housing, acting for major house builders and housing associations acquiring and developing land for the provision of housing.
In addition, she has extensive experience in landlord and tenant work having previously acted for a chain of national coffee shops and clients in the health and leisure industry.
Rawles is also an experienced corporate support lawyer with property refinancing experience. She has advised clients on the property aspects of sales, acquisitions and MBOs.
Matthew Barrow, head of real estate at Lester Aldridge, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Catherine to LA. She brings a wealth of knowledge to our already highly-respected team.”