Karen French is a partner in the Leeds office of the Real Estate Practice Group and has more than 25 years experience as a commercial property lawyer. Karen works on a job-share basis with Prew Lumley and her work involves a range of property related areas. Principally Karen acts for corporate real estate clients across a breadth of types of occupation including chemical distribution, builders merchants, textile operators, call centres, paper producers and electrical manufacturers. Karen and Prew lead the corporate real estate team in Leeds.
Karen has also worked on a number of high profile regeneration projects representing the Homes and Communities Agency (formerly known as English Partnerships) and the Yorkshire Regional Development Agency known as Yorkshire Forward. In addition, she has acted on a number of development projects both residential and commercial.