LexisNexis Announces New Head of LexisPSL Built Environment
Former Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP lawyer Katy Fixter joins LexisNexis
LONDON, 14 January 2013 – LexisNexis UK (www.lexisnexis.co.uk), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced that Katy Fixter has joined LexisNexis as head of Lexis®PSL built environment.
Fixter has more than 10 years’ experience in property practice. A former Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP lawyer, where she trained and then qualified in 2003, she has covered all aspects of property practice and specialises in commercial real estate. She has wide experience in a broad range of work across industry sectors, including retail, offices, leisure and residential developments. She has particular expertise in pre-lettings of major development schemes, investment acquisitions and disposals and corporate real estate transactions.
Karen Battersby, LexisNexis UK practice area director, commented: “I am delighted that Katy has joined LexisNexis and the LexisPSL team. Katy has a strong track record in all aspects of property law. I have no doubt that she will make a huge contribution to the company, and I look forward to working with her.”
Fixter also completed a secondment at BlackRock, acting as in-house lawyer for their UK Property Fund, one of the largest property funds in the UK.
Fixter commented: “I am really looking forward to working on LexisPSL as it is such an innovative service for customers. I know the importance of having information that you can rely on that is at your finger tips. Being more productive, efficient and using an authoritative source is crucial for the success of law firms.”
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