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Thames Valley: Commercial property lawyer joins Moorcrofts

By Jo Whittle
18 January 2021

Moorcrofts has bolstered its commercial property team with the appointment of highly regarded lawyer Fionnuala Woods, who has joined the firm to meet the needs of its expanding workload and increasing client base.

In her new position, Woods will be reporting to commercial property partner, Julia Ferguson and supporting the existing work of the team and its reputation in the Thames Valley region as bespoke advisors to corporate occupiers on the acquisition and disposal of business premises.


L-R: Fionnuala Woods and Julia Ferguson

She joins Moorcrofts from Clarkslegal LLP, where she spent the past three years in their real estate team, working across its Reading and London offices. Prior to that she was a solicitor at Birketts in Cambridge.

With specialisms in a range of commercial property matters, including sales and purchases, the drafting and negotiation of leases and a wide range of management issues, Woods, alongside Ferguson, will be looking to continue to grow Moorcrofts commercial property client base and allow the team to offer different levels of experience to meet client needs.

On her appointment, Woods, said: “I am delighted to be joining the commercial property team at Moorcrofts. It is fantastic to be coming into an already thriving and successful team and an exciting prospect to be able to contribute to its continuing growth and development.”

Ferguson, Moorcrofts commercial property partner, said: “Fionnuala is an accomplished commercial property lawyer with experience of advising a variety of commercial clients. Her appointment will further strengthen the team and ensure we continue to offer great service to our clients.”

Moorcrofts commercial property team provide legal advice to owners and occupiers of commercial property, with particular specialisms in tenant representation, having extensive experience advising corporate occupiers on all aspects of leasehold acquisitions and disposals.

For more information contact Julia Ferguson on: [email protected] or 01628 470009.