Sara Shepherd

Partner - Commercial Property

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"I am a commercial property lawyer with a particular interest in acting for corporate occupiers and healthcare operators.”

I joined Higgs as a Partner in July 2007. Prior to joining Higgs, I worked in Birmingham city centre law firms for 9 years, and prior to that worked in-house at Birmingham Midshires Building Society.

I advise on all of the following:

  • Purchases of freehold property
  • Sales of freehold property
  • Landlord & Tenant matters with a particular specialism in acting for tenants
  • Corporate support particularly portfolio acquisitions and disposals for corporate occupiers
  • Investment purchases for any type of commercial property investors
  • Any healthcare related property matters, particularly sales and purchases of care homes
  • Acted on the £12m sale of an industrial estate
  • Provided property support to corporate occupiers acquiring several companies and involving the acquisition of numerous freehold and leasehold properties
  • Acted on the sale and purchase of numerous care homes in the West Midlands and East Midlands
  • Dealt with London head office premises for clients
  • Acted for local property investor in the management of their portfolios from 2007 to date
  • Acted for corporate occupiers in the management of their portfolios across England and Wales including ongoing acquisitions and disposals

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I enjoy reading and socialising with family and friends

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"During interaction with Sara Shepherd we felt constant legal support and confidence in the protection of our interests"

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“Trusted partner who understands us and represents our interests”

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