Louise Paterson


Gateley Legal

  • Guildford
  • t: 0148 323 0226
  • m: 07764 566 441


Louise has a varied background in the property aspects surrounding new build development and is one of the UK’s leading plot sale specialists. She is regularly consulted on plot sales initiatives, scheme structures and the impact of evolving legislation by national housebuilders. Amongst other sites, Louise has been involved in drafting for wider complex consortium sites.

Louise handles complex site set up schemes across London and the South East, from large scale low rise residential developments to high rise central London apartment schemes. Common features include complex and extensive management services arrangements and provision for residents, CHP and the separate disposal of car parking spaces and structuring the disposals to allow a clean reversionary sale.

As Head of the Plot Sale team, Louise oversees the wider plot sale, site set up and infrastructure team. 

Louise qualified as a Legal Executive in 2003 and went on to study for her Exemptions and LPC whilst working and achieving her goal of qualifying as a solicitor in 2011. 

How do you help clients?

I manage the structure of sites to ensure the freehold reversion retains value.

I advise clients on the structure of sites for drafting purposes such as retaining ransom land and setting up a management company. 

I oversee the set up and infrastructure team.


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