Emily Snell Principal Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2018 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  Birmingham

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Emily Snell

Emily is a Principal Associate in the Commercial, Development and Investment Real Estate Team and helps clients to maximise their property investments and navigate their way through complex commercial acquisitions and developments.

Emily spent six months on secondment to Blackstone and The Office Group.


  • Worked as part of a team advising private equity firm Blackstone on its £4.66 billion acquisition of UK student accommodation company IQ from Goldman Sachs.
  • Worked as part of a team advising Lincoln MGT on the £750 million regeneration of Station Hill, Reading.
  • Advised The Office Group on its £114 million acquisition of Chancery House and subsequent redevelopment.
  • Worked as part of a team advising The Office Group on its £1.5 billion merger with Fora.
  • Working with institutional and private equity real estate investors in acquiring large UK real estate portfolios across all sectors.
  • Working with industrial developers on land assemblies, pre-lettings, leases and investment disposals, nationwide.

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Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2024

    • Career
      July 2024
      Gowling WLG (UK), Principal Associate
  • 2022

    • Career
      July 2022
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
  • 2018

    • Career
      September 2018
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2016

    • Career
      September 2016
      Gowling WLG (UK), Trainee