Alison Key leads the DAC Beachcroft Northern Real Estate team and has undertaken a wide variety of commercial property matters, including numerous acquisitions and disposals of both freehold and leasehold properties for the private and public sector, including options, conditional contracts and forward funding agreements.
She has also acted on major schemes for the public and private sector.
In addition, Alison is responsible for managing a team of lawyers involved in all forms of asset management, acting for landlords and tenants for clients such as Westfield, Hermes Real Estate Investment Management, Intu Properties Plc, Lend Lease, Hammerson, Land Securities, Royal London, Chester Properties and Development Securities.
"Clients hail Alison Key for 'understanding our business and what we're looking for, recognising that we need to get things agreed as quickly as possible.' She is lauded for her thorough grasp of the practicalities of any matter and ability to see past the legal detail to reach a commercial outcome." Chambers and Partners UK 2015 Edition, Real Estate, Manchester
"Alison Key...is described as 'extremely responsive'." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Real Estate, North West