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Real Estate

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James Chisholm
Partner – Head of Real Estate Department Real Estate

James is a partner in the Real Estate Department and was formerly with international law firm DLA. He joined Keelys in July 2002 and specialises in property development but also undertakes commercial property work of a general nature, including corporate support work.

I enjoy gardening, sailing, caravanning, DIY and I am still learning to play the stupid guitar (9 years after starting). I am a cub scout leader. I am married to Iona and we have four children . We now have an allotment to look after also which saves on gym membership!

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Sharon Lawrence
Partner – Head of Finance and Operations Real Estate

Sharon qualifed with the firm in 1989 and has specialised in property matters and related transactions ever since. Sharon has extensive experience in investment portfolio acquisitions and disposals as well as dealing with the ongoing management issues that arise. She is also part of the firms management team and her responsibilities include finance and IT.

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Christen Mulingani
Associate Partner Real Estate

Christen has over 11 years experience in Real Estate transactions. She was formerly at Eversheds and joined Keelys in June 2013. Christen deals with all aspects property work with a specialism in Landlord and Tenant matters.

Prior to having twins Christen enjoyed playing the piano and Ceroc dancing.

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Kate Palmer
Associate Partner Real Estate

Kate joined Keelys in April 2015, coming from international law firm Pinsent Masons where she trained and qualified.  Kate has extensive experience in investment portfolio acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant work and ongoing management issues and deals with all aspects of commercial property matters.

In her spare time she enjoys keeping fit with Zumba and Pilates classes and enjoys spending time in the garden.

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Jasdeep Virk
Associate Partner Real Estate

Jas joined Keelys in August 2014, having trained and qualified at the Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance and having since worked at Freeths. Jas specialises in all aspects of Real Estate transactions including corporate support and real estate finance.