Lida is an associate in the core real estate team who specialises in providing commercial real estate advice on acquisitions, lettings, developments and corporate support work to clients in the retail, logistics, licensed and leisure sectors acting primarily for tenants and developers. Lida manages her client’s acquisitions of new sites from cradle to grave, visiting potential sites with her clients through to completion of the deal. Lida recently managed a sale and leaseback property portfolio for over 200 properties for Marston’s and has completed a number of re-gears and expansions for Footasylum.

Lida’s approach as a deal facilitator is valued by her clients. Her technical expertise and her ability to pick up a matter and run with it, liaising with consultants, agents and the client and crafting relationships with landlord lawyers is valued to ensure that the deal is done swiftly. Comments from her clients include EuroGarages being “extremely impressed” and The Gym Limited saying “Lida is a pleasure to work with”.

Lida studied at Lancaster University and the College of Law in Chester. She trained at DAC Beachcroft and joined Shoosmiths in September 2013 as a newly qualified lawyer. She is actively involved in the Manchester professional community and has been described by her clients as a pleasure to deal with.


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