Corinne Vincent

Managing Partner
With over 25 years’ experience in complex development and investment, having acted for blue chip companies and pension funds, Corinne now largely acts for developers, entrepreneurs and contractors.

Corinne is known for her exceptional commitment to her clients and commercial innovation. Whether high end commercial developer or small business, Corinne operates as an extension of her clients’ business, and unlike partners in other firms, supports and leads on every aspect of her clients’ property needs. Corinne remains deeply involved in client developments bringing innovative solutions to her clients from the outset, identifying and providing complex structuring support, dealing with the day to day handling of the transaction right down to overseeing MEV’s plot sales team.

Corinne’s clients benefit from her extensive technical and commercial expertise, coupled with MEV’s agile structure and service delivery, providing City calibre commercial property advice at competitive rates.

  • Land acquisition for development and new business ventures
  • Forward funding agreements with Venture Capitalists and RSLs
  • Acquisition and refinancing of investment portfolios
  • Joint venture and collaboration agreements with landowners
  • Site acquisition for telecoms infrastructure​
  • Acting for both Landlords in handling lettings on their portfolios
  • Acting for Tenants taking on new business premises
  • Advising on construction procurement, documentation and disputes

Recent transactions

Acquisition of a development involving a leaseback with the benefit of planning subject to a landowner legal charge to secure building obligations with subordinated rights; a deferred land payment and RSL forward funding. This involved structuring the transaction to provide a satisfactory security structure for £25 million.

A multiple site acquisition recently completed but which took place over a period of years involving, in certain instances, options to take building leases and complex project management agreements with joint venture land owners all of which together created an entire development site.

Corinne Vincent led the acquisition team and created an innovative and tax efficient structure utilising deferred payment structures secured by charges and sub-charges and cross guarantees. The structures put in place by Corinne Vincent were ultimately used as security for syndicated financing of £145 million. Overall GDV £300 million.

A complex transaction with sales and planning overage provisions followed by a forward funding agreement with a Housing Association. It involved a total sale package of £76 million including a ratchet price mechanism based on planning outcome; construction obligations and various disposal options and a £13m advance land payment secured by way of charge with an ultimate GDV of circa £76 million.