Fisher German lands key figure in industrial and logistics sector

Laura Sutton

A leading property consultancy has landed a key figure in the industrial and logistics sector who is set to lead the firm’s London and South East team.

Fisher German is to welcome Laura Sutton as a Partner at the firm’s London office.

Laura, who will join Fisher German in April, has been appointed to lead the firm’s London and South East Industrial and Logistics team and also support its national growth strategy in the sector.

Laura is well-known in the industry, with more than 30 years’ experience in commercial property transactions, consultancy, development, strategic land, professional and agency disciplines.

She has previously held senior roles at Savills and JLL, and has superb knowledge of London’s industrial property market as well as marketplaces with a strong industrial presence right across the UK.

The newly created team in London will form part of Fisher German’s national industrial and logistics transactional offering which provides acquisition, disposal, development and strategic land services.

Laura will be leading work with both new and existing clients in London and the South East, and working closely with Fisher German’s regional office network to support with strategic land opportunities and large-scale disposals.

She said: “I’m extremely pleased to join Fisher German as it looks to amplify its national industrial and logistics coverage.

“The firm has a strong reputation in the property sector, and it is a very exciting time as it commits to growing its presence further in and around London.

“I look forward to expanding on the work of Fisher German’s already successful industrial and logistics team, and using my expertise to grow the firm’s geographical reach and support its regional offices.”

Rob Champion, National Industrial and Logistics Lead at Fisher German, said: “We are delighted to announce that Laura will be joining the business.

“Her wealth of experience in the industrial and logistics sector and strong market knowledge will further support our growth strategy as we look to expand our presence in the capital and the South East. She will help us to develop a strong London-based team as we look to land additional hires in the near future”

Mike Price, Head of Commercial Transactional at Fisher German, added: “As we continue to make significant investment in growing both our London office and our industrial and logistics specialism, the appointment of Laura as a high performer in the sector demonstrates our commitment to this expansion.

“I look forward to working closely with Laura as part of our national strategy to grow our presence in the industrial and logistics market even further.”