Helena Liebster Managing Associate

Contact Information

+44 20 3321 6732
helena.liebster@mishcon.com

Personal Profile

Helena is a Managing Associate in the Real Estate department. She has experience in all areas of commercial property work, including: high value acquisitions and disposals; lettings (acting for both institutional landlords and occupational tenants); development work and real estate aspects of corporate acquisitions; and disposals and re-financing projects. She specialises in the financing of high value properties and portfolios of properties as well as Rights of Light, and acts for both landlords and tenants.

She acts for a broad spectrum of clients, from property companies and developers to retailers and banks, including: Capital and Counties Properties PLC; Commercial Estates Group; Investec Bank Plc; Matterhorn Capital; O&H Properties; TJX Europe; Goldman Sachs and Victoria's Secret.

Key Experience

  • Acting for Berkeley Homes on lettings of the commercial units at its site in Royal Arsenal, London
  • Acting for Capco on the management of its I million square foot retail, leisure and office portfolio in Covent Garden
  • Acting for Capco on the acquisition of 10/14 Bedford Street and 66/68 Chandos Place for £65,100,000
  • Acting for Capco on the grant of a lease of 14/15 Henrietta Street to Experimental Cocktail Club for use as a boutique hotel and private member's club
  • Acting for Delpozo on its UK flagship store on  Sloane Street
  • Advising Green Park Interim & Executive on its office relocation to 53/54 Brook's Mews
  • Advising Investec on the real estate aspects of numerous finance transactions
  • Acting for Matterhorn Capital on the redevelopment of the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith
  • Acting for Matterhorn Capital on the acquisition of a business park in Birmingham
  • Acting for Mansford on the acquisition of a business park in Avonmouth
  • Advising O&H Properties on the redevelopment of the Podium Shopping Centre in Bath and the subsequent letting of the site to Waitrose Limited
  • Advising O&H Properties on the redevelopment of 161-162 New Bond Street for Christian Dior's flagship store in London
  • Advising The Prudential Insurance Company of America on the property aspects of the refinance of a prestigious office building in the City of London for £181,500,00
  • Acting for Rowan Asset Management on the acquisition of Aldwych House in London
  • Acting for a private member's club on the grant of a lease of 40 and 41 Conduit Street for the development and thereafter use as a private member's club
  • Acting for a property client  on the acquisition of business parks across the UK and financing of its Luxco property portfolio

Career History

Managing Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Solicitor, Mishcon de Reya
Solicitor, Ashurst (Qualified March 2003)
Trainee, Ashurst
College of Law, London
University of Bristol, Economics, BSc Hons