Fiona Buckland, Associate in Commercial Property
Fiona is an Associate in the Commercial Property and Collective Enfranchisement team.
Fiona graduated from the University of Surrey in 2014 with a Law and International Relations degree and then went on to complete her Legal Practice Course at the Guildford University of Law in 2016, achieving a Distinction grade. Fiona completed her training contract with TWM Solicitors and qualified in August 2018.
Fiona has experience in: acting for either landlord or tenant in all aspects of commercial leasehold work including grants, renewals, surrenders, assignments, licences for alterations and underlettings; commercial and residential sales and purchases; option agreements; acquisitions of land subject to planning; residential lease extensions, section 5 notices, bridging loans; and collective enfranchisement.
Notable recent transactions include a £7.5m refinance and restructure, managing the commercial property aspects of a multi-million pound offshore company demerger and the purchase of land subject to planning for mixed agricultural and industrial use.
Fiona volunteers as a Specialist Housing Adviser at the Citizens Advice Bureau where she also runs property advice sessions.
In her spare time, Fiona enjoys boxing, performing with local theatre groups and playing the guitar and piano. She has fluency in Portuguese, enjoys travelling and breeds butterflies throughout the Spring to Autumn period.