Solicitor | Partner
Sara Lawson is a Partner in the Commercial Team dealing with all aspects of Commercial Property work on a daily basis from development to agricultural to landlord and tenant work. Sara has a wealth of residential development experience from the acquisition of sites to acting on plot sales and therefore heads up the Residential Property Department.
Background and Experience
Sara Lawson undertook a four year degree in Business Law in 1995, at Bournemouth University and gained a 2.1 LL.B (Hons). She first joined Max Engel in 1998 during the placement year of her degree. Sara qualified in 2002 after completing her training contract here at Max Engel, and went on to obtain a LL.M Masters Degree in Advanced Legal Practice in Commercial Property. She has since practised in Milton Keynes for a large law firm and most recently in Cambridgeshire before re-joining Max Engel in 2015.
Now a Partner in the firm she mainly deals with commercial property and has vast experience in acting for residential and commercial property developers, agricultural landowners, lenders, charities and public authorities. Sara also undertakes all types of commercial leasehold work for both landlord and tenant clients. Sara has experience in dealing with business acquisitions and sales and advises partnerships on their constitution in preparing Partnership Agreements.
She is the firm’s Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (“COLP”), and the firm’s Money Laundering Reporting Officer (“MLRO”).
Sara is also the Senior Reporting Officer (“SRO”) for the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (“CQS”).
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Sara has acted for us for many years now and we have always been delighted with her calm and organised approach to all our matters. She is amicable and sympathetic, and we always feel confident that she works hard to get the best results for us. Sara has a particular skill for stepping back and seeing the whole picture, and usually has a practical and innovative suggestion or two to help us with even the trickiest situations.
Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA ID: 389678). Max Engel is the trading name of Max Engel & Co LLP a limited liability partnership (Members: H L Carville and S G Lawson; Consultant: R E Engel) registered in England, registered number: OC 305962. Registered office: 8 Hazelwood Road, Northampton NN1 1lP. VAT Number: 119 4485 55.