Shilpa Roopen Unarkat

Shilpa Roopen Unarkat

Senior Associate
Commercial Property , Real Estate

Tel: 0121 746 3347
Office: Shirley

About Shilpa Roopen Unarkat

Shilpa is a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Commercial Property team and is based at the firm's Shirley office.

She advises clients in connection with:

  • Freehold and leasehold property acquisitions and disposals
  • Applications for Landlord's consent to assign / transfer / underlet / make alterations
  • Secured lending
  • Corporate support (property aspects of business and share sales and acquisitions)
  • General commercial property work


Shilpa's specialities include Landlord and Tenant (non-contentious), freehold acquisitions and disposals, secured lending and general commercial property work. Having worked in the Black Country for some time she has extensive experience of dealing with industrial units.

Shilpa has experience working with clients in manufacturing, engineering and retail comprising companies, owner-managed businesses, private individuals and partnerships; SIPPS and lenders.

Career History

  • 2014 - joined Sydney Mitchell
  • 2003-2014 - Associate Solicitor Commercial Property, George Green LLP Solicitors Cradley Heath
  • 2002-2003 - Assistant Solicitor, Harvey Ingram Owston Solicitors, Leicester
  • 2000-2002 - Trainee Solicitor, Harvey Ingram Owston Solicitors, Leicester


University of Leeds, LLB (Hons) Law
Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course



Interests and Hobbies

Swimming and home renovation / improvement, baking cakes and travelling.

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