Dawn Carlisle

Dawn is a partner in Square One Law’s property team and recently joined Square One Law’s Leeds office. She is a highly experienced property lawyer with over 25 years’ experience at well-respected commercial firms in Leeds and also in-house.

Dawn works for a range of developers who operate in a variety of sectors, including residential, student accommodation, retail, industrial, hotel and leisure.

Dawn works alongside her clients from the very start of a development project (whether this is a developer led scheme or via promotion/sale), working with clients’ site finders to ensure sites identified are viable from a legal perspective, through the bidding process, purchase, pre-lets, forward funding, traditional funding, site set up and working with the developers professional team to ensure each project is handled smoothly, efficiently and that the best strategy is adopted from a
legal perspective.

Complex documentation such as overage, promotion agreements, complex options/cross-options, joint ventures and bespoke development arrangements are everyday fayre for Dawn who has a reputation for building long term client relationships with clients who view her as their “trusted adviser” and giving commercially focussed advice and driving transactions to achieve clients’ objectives.