Claire Hayes

Claire Hayes

Associate

Expertise

  • Real estate

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Shoosmiths LLP
England

Profile

Claire is an Associate in the Real Estate team. She has experience of a wide range of transactions, particularly specialising in residential development work. Claire has extensive experience of acting for developer clients on immediate and strategic development sites pursuant to conditional contracts and options, often including overage arrangements. She also acts for landowners.

Claire's experience includes:

  • acting for a number of well known house builders in the acquisition of land for both strategic and immediate development,
  • advising developers on the disposal of affordable housing to registered providers,
  • advising landowners in relation to promotion agreements to enable the possibility of development of sites; and
  • working on site assembly and negotiating agreements for key infrastructure required to serve the London 2012 Olympic Park.

Claire trained with Eversheds, qualifying in 2004, where she spent a further five years as a real estate solicitor. She has also worked in-house at both The Olympic Delivery Authority and Kent County Council. Claire joined Shoosmiths as an associate in August 2013.

Education

LLB 2:1 - The University of Nottingham
LPC with distinction - Nottingham Law School