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Kelly Pearson

Senior Associate, Newcastle

Kelly is a Senior Associate specialising in property transactions with a focus on affordable housing and regeneration.
Kelly Pearson


She works closely with some of the largest registered providers in the UK, advising on a broad spectrum of property transactions including property development (both commercial and residential), shared ownership, large scale stock rationalisation and general social housing property law.

Kelly specialises in property transactions and have a detailed understanding of the housing sector. She has worked closely with some of the largest registered providers in the UK as well as for local authorities and commercial developers.

In all cases she provides clear, direct advice on a wide range of social housing activities such as property development, shared ownership and residential site set up, large scale stock rationalisation, disposals consents and general affordable housing property law. She is a key relationship manager to a number of the firm's major registered provider clients.

Clients describe Kelly as "extremely approachable" with a "very proactive approach". Clients have also commented "it is proving a major benefit for us having Kelly as part of our legal team".

Examples of her experience include:

  • Acting for the some of the UK's largest housing associations in connection with their extensive development and property management programmes (including acquisitions at turn key and golden brick stage, option agreements, grant funding, nominations rights and infrastructure agreements).
  • Acting for some of the UK's largest housing associations in connection with the property aspects of their refinancing exercises, including leading teams in relation to the preparation and agreeing of certificates of title.
  • Acting for some of the UK's largest housing associations in connection with their disposal of stock (both tenanted and untenanted surplus stock as well as new build shared ownership site set up, including extra care).

Outside of work Kelly is a keen practitioner of ashtanga yoga.

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