Sammi Hsu
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Sammi Hsu

Managing Partner

Managing Partner and Head of Commercial Property

About Sammi

Sammi is Managing Partner and Head of the Commercial Property department. Whether you're a multinational developer, an individual property investor, or simply in the process of relocating, Sammi offers a secure and trustworthy approach to managing your transaction.

With over 24 years of experience as a Central London property lawyer, Sammi excels in commercial property, handling high-value portfolio acquisitions and disposals, development projects, joint ventures, and transaction structuring. Her expertise extends to working with both lenders and borrowers, frequently engaged in transactions with deal values ranging from £2 million to £35 million.

Sammi is not only well-versed in complex commercial property matters but is equally adept at handling the acquisition and disposal of residential properties. Collaborating seamlessly with the banking team and external accountants, Sammi provides comprehensive advice on associated tax, finance, and corporate issues for her clients.

Highly regarded and valued by her clients as a leading expert in the Food and Beverage leisure sector, Sammi acts for some of the UK’s premier restaurant chains but is equally comfortable advising start-up businesses.

Sammi is well known as a lawyer who is friendly but adopts a commercial, practical, approachable and with a no-nonsense approach.

Sammi’s expertise and how she can help you

Sammi has a broad practice in commercial property, including:

  • The acquisitions and disposals of all types of commercial investment properties.
  • Landlord and tenant management work including negotiations of leases, licences etc.
  • Secured lending.
  • Site assembly and disposals of high value residential development sites.
  • The sales and acquisitions of restaurants and public houses.
  • Auction sales and acquisitions.
  • High value residential properties, sales and purchases.

Recent Experience

  • Acting for well-known restaurant operators acquiring sites in Central London and other cities.
  • The acquisition of Bosham Channel, a complex purchase that had numerous titles and complications, including the seabed and a manorial title.
  • The purchase of a flagship shopping centre in Southern England coordinating a team of solicitors at CBG and reviewing a site with over 70 occupational tenants.
  • Acting for a borrower in the refinance of their property portfolio in excess of £30m.
  • Acting on the purchase of Grade I listed property and estate.