Elena Nicolaou

Elena Nicolaou

Head of the Commercial Property

Commercial Hub

Suite 1A, Phoenix House
Christopher Martin Road
SS14 3EZ

Fax: 01268 240001


19 Town Square
SS14 1BD

Fax: 01268 240001


Elena joined Palmers Solicitors in November 2020 as Head of the Commercial Property department, based at our Basildon office.

Elena qualified as a Solicitor in March 1996 and specialises in regeneration and development in the context of property transactions, to include residential schemes, commercial schemes and mixed use schemes , as well as all aspects of commercial property, compulsory purchase and local government matters.

Elena undertakes the following types of work:

  • Regeneration and Development Agreements for both residential and commercial property schemes
  • Overage, Clawback and Option Agreements
  • Acquisitions and disposals including complex conditional contracts
  • Portfolio Sales and Acquisitions
  • Business leases (non-contentious)
  • Bank and private securities over property
  • Agricultural land
  • Charity land
  • Schools and education establishments
  • Compulsory Purchase
  • Local government property matters.
  • All types of commercial property management work
  • Easements and Wayleaves

Her practice covers a variety of sectors, private and public.  Elena’s knowledge of the public sector is strong, having worked  in and for  local government during  her career to date.

Away from the office…

Away from the office, Elena is an avid supporter of Spurs and also enjoys entertaining, theatre and cooking. She enjoys reading when she has time and often catches up with some good reads when on holiday.

Supervisor: Carey Jacobs

Our offices will be closed during the festive period, except on the 22nd December and 29th December. We will resume normal operations on the 2nd January 2024.