South coast law firm Lester Aldridge is pleased to announce the appointment of associate Alexandra (Ally) Clapp to its top tier corporate and commercial team, and solicitor Lisa Fairway into the Bournemouth based real estate team.

Ally brings a wealth of experience to the team having advised on a range of commercial matters, banking and finance transactions and M&A transactions.

Lester Aldridge’s corporate and commercial team, ranked tier 1 in the independent legal directory Legal 500, advise from business start-ups and reorganisations to data protection and competition law.

Head of the corporate and commercial group Grant Esterhuizen commented, ’We are delighted to welcome Ally to Lester Aldridge and believe her appointment will strengthen the corporate team’s regional presence.’

Lester Aldridge bolsters its offerings within the real estate team with the addition of solicitor, Lisa Fairway. Lisa is able to advise on a wide range of commercial property matters including all aspects of non-contentious landlord and tenant and development work.

Mark Benham, partner in our Bournemouth real estate team comments ’Lisa will make a great edition to the real estate team; her appointment demonstrates our commitment to developing local talent within the sector.’