Karli has over 10 years’ experience in all aspects of commercial property transactions and her work includes acquisitions and disposals for a range of clients including charities and investors as well as dealing with all aspects of landlord and tenant and property management work. Karli also deals with secured lending transactions advising both borrowers and lenders and has also advised developers on the acquisition of sites subject to planning permission.

Examples of recent work

Karli’s most recent transactions include:

  • Acting for clients taking premises in the Shard and the Gherkin
  • Advising a banking charity on new headquarter premises in Central London
  • Advising the BFI in relation to its property portfolio
  • Advising on the real estate aspects of corporate and commercial transactions an example of which is advising Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (“Cache”) on the sale of its business to the vocational awarding body, NCFE
  • Acting for a major charity in the real estate aspects of its nationwide restructure
  • Acting for a charity in an acquisition of a long leasehold interest in purpose-built premises in Central London, involving planning and construction issues
  • Advising a well-known charity in refinancing a portfolio of properties
  • Acting for charity and commercial clients with a nationwide presence in acquiring and disposing of their properties.
  • Acting for retail clients taking leases of flagship and smaller stores

Qualifications and Career

  • LLB Cardiff University: 2000-2003
  • LPC Cardiff Law School (Commendation): 2003 - 2004
  • Admitted as a solicitor 2006
  • Carter Lemon Camerons LLP: 2004 – 2007
  • Trainee 2004 – 2006
  • Qualified solicitor – Commercial Property 2006 – 2007
  • Druces LLP: 2007-2014
  • Assistant solicitor, Commercial Property 2007 - 2011
  • Associate Solicitor, Commercial Property 2011 – 2013
  • Senior Associate, Commercial Property 2013 - 2014
  • Joined Bates Wells Braithwaite 2014

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

• Member of Bates Wells Braithwaite Diversity and Inclusion Forum