Promotion for property expert

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Coodes Solicitors has promoted international property expert, Helen Willett, to head of department just six months after joining the company.

Coodes Solicitors' Helen Willett has been promoted to head of the commercial department just six months after joining the award-winning law firm
Coodes Solicitors’ Helen Willett

Helen Willett, who relocated from London to join Coodes from international law firm, SJ Berwin, has been named head of commercial property.

Based in Coodes’ Penzance and Truro offices, Willett will also cover the firm’s other five locations: St Austell, Liskeard, Launceston, Newquay and Holsworthy in Devon.

Alistair Whyte, Coodes’ partner, said: “The last six months have seen a great deal of success for the commercial property team.

“We’ve got a strong and growing team in place and Helen’s promotion will further add to this.”

Willett, who joined SJ Berwin as a partner in 2003, worked on what was described as ‘one of the most significant real estate deals of the decade’ – the Crown Estate and Norges Bank Investment Management £1.8 billion Regent Street property partnership.

She said: “I am looking forward to the challenge of being head of the commercial property department.

“The last six months have been busy and successful and it’s great to be part of a strong team. There is a huge amount of experience and that will help us achieve further growth.”

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