Trowers bolsters Real Estate Investment & Development offering


Trowers & Hamlins has hired partner Hilary Pitts to its expanding Real Estate team.

Hilary has extensive experience acting for and advising housing associations on the acquisition and sale of land, stock transfer, stock rationalisations and plot sales as well as advising clients on bank finance and refinancing work. In addition, Hilary's vast experience in acting for open market developers, acquiring sites for development and setting up sale schemes complements the strengths of the existing team. She is also recognised as a leading practitioner for Social Housing in both Legal 500 and Chambers rankings.

A qualified lawyer of 16 years, Hilary joins Trowers from Stephens Scown LLP.

Tonia Secker, Partner and Head of Affordable Housing at Trowers & Hamlins, commented:

"Hilary's work in the sector speaks for itself and we are thrilled to welcome her to our growing team at Trowers. Her breadth of knowledge and expertise will be a key asset to the team as we further consolidate our position as nationwide market sector leads in affordable housing."

Hilary added:

"I am pleased to be joining a firm with such a renowned reputation in the social housing sector. I look forward to working alongside my colleagues as we continue our drive to provide clients with exceptional legal advice."

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