Abbie Smith has worked in commercial property for over 20 years. She qualified as a Legal Executive in 2007 and then as a Solicitor in 2009.

Since qualifying as a Solicitor, Abbie worked for 11 years in the in-house Property team at the Environment Agency, and then 5 years at a firm working on behalf of many Local Authorities. Abbie has experience in dealing with small and large land projects, academy conversions, commercial leases, title investigation work, sale and purchase of commercial properties and general land law related queries.

Abbie also has lots of experience in relation to commercial leases, dealing with the preparation and negotiation of documents (acting on both behalf of the landlord and the tenant) in various commercial office buildings and land (including agreements for lease, leases, lease renewals, licences for alterations, deeds of variation, assignment and sub-letting).

She has undertaken lots of title investigation work – advising clients whether there are any restrictions or covenants on the legal title which may affect the ability to carry out works on the land, or assisting clients with title checks when they are considering obtaining planning permission for the land for change of use or development.

Abbie is also experienced in the preparation and negotiation of contract and sale documentation for sellers of land, including option agreements and overage, and also acting for purchasers of land in the contract negotiation.

Abbie joined Hunt & Coombs in January 2022, and is committed to providing an efficient service to clients.


"I would have no hesitation in recommending Hunt & Coombs to family and friends. You delivered an outstanding service."

Additional Information

  • Solicitor (2009)
  • Legal Executive (2007)

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