Sophie Bristow

Senior Associate Auckland

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Sophie joined Bell Gully after several years legal work in London, practising most recently at Addleshaw Goddard LLP where she worked with prominent British and international developers and investors on a broad range of projects.

Work highlights

Overseas experience prior to joining Bell Gully


Acting for Aljazira Capital in relation to its £78.7m acquisition of Vodafone Property Investments, the then owner of Vodafone’s UK headquarters and surrounding office campus, and the subsequent leaseback to Vodafone whilst facilitating the requirements of Islamic financial structuring.

Acting for M7 Real Estate in relation to multiple acquisitions of industrial property portfolios on an expedited basis.

Acting for Realty Income in relation to multiple, high-value acquisitions of retail property portfolios, including its £206.6m acquisition of nine retail parks from Sports Direct.