Amelia Newman



Amelia is an Associate in the Real Estate team specialising in commercial property transactions.

Amelia advises clients on a range of Commercial Property matters including acquisition, disposal, development, finance and management of investment properties.

Amelia has advised large corporations, institutional property investors, local authorities, charitable organisations, ports and harbour authorities, healthcare bodies, occupiers and financial institutions on a wide range of successful transactions.

Amelia trained at an international city law firm before joining Ashfords in 2018.

Relevant experience

  • Local authorities, large corporations and commercial investors: Dealing with the acquisition of a number of high value investment and regeneration properties in the retail, entertainment, office and light industrial/warehouse sectors and dealing with the subsequent asset management of those properties across England and Wales.  
  • Ports, harbour authorities and other marine bodies: Providing specialist property advice including foreshore leases and wider port management. 
  • Deep-sea port and logistic park: Dealing with the grant and management of leasehold interests within the port and park and the efficient disposal of commercial property including securing appropriate deeds of release and covenant.
  • Charities: Advising registered and non-registered charities and charitable incorporated organisations on the requirements under the Charities Act relevant to the acquisition and disposal of commercial property as well as leasehold transactions.
  • Medical bodies: Advising health trusts and clinical commissioning groups on the grant of new and renewal leases and ancillary property management including tenancies at will, licences to occupy and licences to alter.
  • Agricultural businesses: Advising on land and property acquisition and disposal, rights of way and land swaps of rural property.
  • Pension funds: Advising pension funds (specifically Self Invested Personal Pension Schemes (SIPPS)) in all aspects of property acquisition, management and disposal.
  • Amelia also provides property support to corporate transactions.

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