24 January 2022, Maidenhead: Thames Valley law firm, Gardner Leader, has appointed highly experienced residential property solicitor, Angela Badcock, as a Senior Associate at the firm. Angela will be working out of the firm’s Maidenhead office.
She is a specialist conveyancing solicitor who has dealt solely with residential property matters. She has handled many and varied aspects of residential property matters throughout her 35-year career, including sales and purchases, remortgages, lifetime mortgages and equity releases.
Angela has extensive experience of leasehold properties and has drafted, negotiated, and extended a large number of leases. She has also worked with two high street lenders assisting with their mortgage lending.
Her work highlights include refinancing a property portfolio of 56 largely leasehold flats, all of which had to complete on the same day, as well as remortgaging a property portfolio of 32 properties in six weeks.
Derek Rodgers, Managing Partner at Gardner Leader, said of Angela’s appointment: “We are delighted to welcome Angela into our residential property team. She is highly regarded for her skill, experience and exemplary and bespoke approach to property law.
“As a result of the large quantity and quality of transactions she has undertaken during her career, Angela has very strong negotiation and influencing skills and will add huge value to our property team.”
Says Angela: “I’m excited to be joining Gardner Leader, working with its 160-strong experienced and diverse team, and look forward to servicing the firm’s clients in the Thames Valley, nationally and globally.”
Gardner Leader has six branches across the South East in Windsor, Newbury, Thatcham, Maidenhead, London and Swindon.
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About Gardner Leader @GardnerLeader
With offices in Newbury, Thatcham, Maidenhead, Windsor, Swindon and London, Gardner Leader is a leading law firm in the Thames Valley and South East, offering a wide range of legal services for businesses and individuals.
In the Legal 500 prestigious guide for 2022 the firm was described as ‘shining above all with their approachable and friendly way of doing things’, with newly appointed Partner Niamh Minihane named as a “next generation partner”, and Katie Dyson, senior associate, singled out as a “rising star.”
In 2018 the firm won ‘Best in Business’ and ‘Best in Customer Service’ awards in the Newbury Weekly News award, and in 2016 it also won the LawNet award for Law Firm of the Year, and the Halsbury Legal Award in Business Development. Other awards include the LawNet Excellence in Employee Engagement award (2015), Highly Commended in the Regional Conveyancing Firm of the Year category in the 2015 National Conveyancing Awards and Commended.
The firm was first founded in 1895. It has over 160 staff. Its team of highly experienced and friendly solicitors are all specialist, specifically dedicated to their areas of expertise. Each team is driven by what matters to the client and committed to delivering results.
Gardner Leader services to business and services to individuals include:
- Corporate (including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions, management buyouts and shareholder agreements)
- Commercial (including commercial contracts, IP, IT and procurement)
- Commercial property/real estate
- Dispute Resolution
- Employment (for individuals and businesses)
- Family (such as family breakdowns and divorce and pre-nuptial agreements)
- Residential conveyancing
- Inheritance protection
- Injury claims