Claire Murphy

Commercial Property

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Claire Murphy

Director and Solicitor

Claire has worked in the legal sector for almost 30 years.  She’s a Director and Solicitor and she heads up Switalskis’ Commercial Property team.

Commercial Property

Switalskis Solicitors Ltd
Cranbourne House, 36 Gracious Street

Claire has specialised in commercial property for 30 years.   She has extensive experience acting for clients on all types of transactions spanning all sectors including:

  • Commercial property development
  • Commercial property investment
  • Landlord and tenant advice
  • Agreements for lease
  • Leases
  • Sales
  • Purchases
  • Conditional contracts
  • Options
  • Promotional agreements
  • Development agreements
  • Overage agreements
  • Pre-emption agreements
  • Forward funding documentation
  • Bank funding
  • Planning agreements
  • Appointments and warranties
  • Auctions
  • Charities
  • Retail
  • Industrial
  • Offices
  • Leisure
  • Corporate support
  • Insolvency acquisitions and disposals

 Claire is a member of Bradford Interact and the Investment Property Forum.


Claire provides bespoke commercial property advice and solutions to business investors, developers, charities and funders. 

 She is very accessible, practical and pragmatic and has an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach to meeting client expectations and transactional deadlines.


It’s unusual for small law firms to bring the level of expertise that Claire Murphy has, and her practice is both heavyweight and fleet of foot which is a perfect fit for us. Claire knows the property sector inside out; her knowledge of property law is second to none and she is a trusted and valued name and we’re really looking forward to working with her on more projects.”

Stuart Jardine
Head of Property for the North West - Lidl Great Britain Limited


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