Caroline graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics with Management, before completing her CPE and LPC at The College of Law, London.
Areas of Expertise
Caroline focuses on regeneration and development projects and public-private partnerships. Many of the projects which Caroline has advised upon have involved a housing element, often with a regeneration dimension or an element of service provision including care, extra care, leisure and energy services. Caroline is experienced in acting for a range of Registered Providers, Local Authorities, charities and companies in such projects. Her current focus is on the integration of the housing and care sectors.
Caroline joined Devonshires Solicitors in 2006 and was promoted to Partner in 2012.
Caroline regularly contributes to Projects and Real Estate briefs and publications.
Caroline is a member of Women in Law London which is a network of female lawyers in London offering mentoring opportunities.
Caroline acted for a Local Authority on a circa £50 million public-private partnership project to deliver both private and social housing. Her combined projects and property knowledge assisted the Local Authority in navigating the complexities of this transaction.
Caroline has advised leading Registered Providers in joint venture housing deals.
Caroline advises numerous Registered Providers on a range of renewable energy matters including solar PV retro-fit projects and ESCo contracts.
Caroline acted for a Registered Provider in relation to a site acquisition for a mixed use development in London.
Caroline is acting for a leisure provider advising them on the property aspects of multi-site leisure projects around the country.
Caroline acts for numerous G15 members in their large scale development and regeneration projects.
Caroline is acting for a Registered Provider in relation to the arrangements with a London local authority for the provision of extra care accommodation navigating the complexities of balancing demand, void risk and balancing core needs in the context of the personalisation agenda regarding core services.
Caroline is advising multiple Registered Providers on transfers of care homes.