Michelle Powell

Senior Associate

Real Estate

T: +44 (0)20 7395 3159


Michelle advises on a broad range of commercial property matters, including development and financing work, high value landlord and tenant matters, portfolio acquisitions and disposals. Michelle has advised on both public and private sector development projects, including hotel and medical centre development work and mixed use town centre redevelopment.

Michelle led the property work, acting for the land owner, in the development of the Crossrail station at Woolwich. Michelle has acted for a wide range of clients including institutional investors and public property companies to private investors and developers and business occupiers, across the office, industrial, retail, retail warehousing, healthcare and leisure sectors.

Recent Experience

  • Acting for a major hotel operator, advising on a land acquisition and the property aspects of a business purchase.
  • Acting for a high profile bank in multimillion pound secured lending transactions.
  • Acting for various business occupiers in the acquisition and disposal of Central London office premises.
  • Advising a major US company on the development and acquisition of key industrial premises in the UK.

Career History

Michelle obtained a degree in Drama and Theatre Studies from the Royal Holloway University of London. She qualified in 2002 and joined Wedlake Bell in 2008 from Nabarro’s real estate team. Michelle worked at Nabarro for just over 3 years and prior to that had worked as a member of the real estate team at Denton Wilde Sapte.


Quarterly in advance Summer 2018 – Assign of the times?