Femke Bakker

Contact Details:


Tel: +44 (0)1865 240202

Fax: +44 (0)1865 247638

Email: femke.bakker@plainlaw.co.uk



Property law

Landlord and tenant

Construction law

Femke’s keen eye for detail and breadth of experience are invaluable in seeing her clients’ projects through to the required conclusion.

Femke has acted on several large construction projects for the development of office, retail, warehousing and laboratory facilities.  She also has a broad range of commercial property experience, including in relation to investment sales and acquisitions, refinancing, commercial leases and other landlord and tenant matters. 

Femke obtained a Masters Degree in law from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and worked as a legal advisor at a well-established legal consultancy in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates before moving to England.  Femke qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2011 and returned to Plainlaw to practice as a commercial property/construction lawyer in 2014.

Notable transactions:


·         Acting for a private investment group in relation to refinancing of their portfolio of properties


·         Acting for a multinational transport company in relation to the development of a newly acquired site in the UK (Stephen Stratton acted on the acquisition of this site)


·         Acting for Stanley Black & Decker (UK) Limited in relation to the development of one of their sites in the UK


·         Acting for a large biomedical company in relation to the development of several of their sites