Leading Law firm, Southerns Solicitors has appointed a new Head of Department to its Property Team.
Karen Piontek brings 20 years of experience to the Commercial and Residential Property team. Karen’s extensive background in real estate has given her a range of expertise including Property Investment, Acquisition & Disposal, Bank Finance, Pension Fund Acquisitions, Utility Agreements, Development set up and Plot Sales, Agricultural, Title Rectification, Landlord & Tenant leases and Corporate Support.
Karen has acted for a wide range of corporate and individual clients throughout England and Wales including SMEs, institutional landlords, charities and property funders, in various market sectors including retail, manufacturing, financial, medical, education, creative industries and agriculture.
Karen joins Southerns Solicitors following four years working in North Manchester heading up a successful commercial property team and will now lead and strengthen the existing team’s extensive and new look residential and commercial property services with her experienced and enthusiastic approach to meeting client objectives. Karen has a reputation for delivering pragmatic legal advice, exceeding client expectations and providing a truly professional service.
Karen commented: “It’s great to join the Southerns property team at our new modern offices at Lodge House in the centre of Burnley. Southerns has a clear strategy which is forward thinking and ambitious with property being one of its core services. Delivering great results and service to every client, whilst improving internal procedures and streamlining processes will improve the overall client experience.”
Managing Director, Neil Cronin commented: “We are extremely proud of our services to the residential and commercial property sector and our contribution to development in the Lancashire region. As a firm we have a new team working across the property sector, and Karen brings experienced leadership, talent and expertise to the table which is central to providing a premier service. We are delighted to welcome her and her new team on board and look forward to working with her to maintain and exceed our reputation as one of Lancashire’s top law firms”.