Russell Cooke Putney London 2

About Katie

Katie joined Russell-Cooke as a trainee in 2009 and qualified into the real estate team in 2011.

She advises on a wide range of real estate transactions including acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant matters, commercial development and real estate finance. Katie has a particular interest in the retail and leisure sector and has expertise in dealing with high value lettings and complex pre-let agreements.

Her clients include national leisure and fitness operators, developers, pension providers, both off-shore and domestic investors, landlords and tenants.


  • Assisting on the acquisition of a shopping centre with over 70 subsidiary interests, achieving exchange and completion within a short deadline
  • Acting for a major leisure client as well as a national retailer on new lettings and pre-lets
  • Representing a consultancy firm in relocating their head office to a prime London location, involving a complex agreement for lease
  • Being part of a team advising on the acquisition of a group of property investment companies which own 99 Kensington High Street, home of the Kensington Roof Gardens
  • Representing a pension fund in a multimillion pound acquisition of a long intermediate leasehold interest subject to a major retail letting
  • Acting for an offshore investor in the granting of occupational leases and sale of a multi let office building in central London
  • Representing a private individual in the refinancing of their substantive mixed use property portfolio
  • Acting for institutional landlords in respect of 1954 Act lease renewals as well as tenants


  • Studied law at the University of Birmingham


  • Member of the Commercial Real Estate Legal Association (CRELA)

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Russell-Cooke real estate team Blooms in urban warehouse sector

Neil Dryer, Partner in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, real estate, planning and construction team. Katie Cooper, Senior associate in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, real estate, planning and construction team.
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