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Lawyer Helen Gate lands new role at South West firm Mogers Drewett

Helen Gate - picture contributed
Helen Gate - picture contributed
27 February 2024
Helen Gate - picture contributed

Experienced commercial property lawyer Helen Gate is joining South West legal and financial planning group Mogers Drewett.

She comes to the firm, which has offices in Bath, Sherborne, Wells and Frome, from Clarke Willmott where she was a senior associate in the commercial property team, advising landowners on telecom agreements and disputes.

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Gate also previously worked for the Government Legal Department as a commercial property lawyer working in-house for the Ministry of Defence in Bristol.

Before that, she was a legal adviser at telecoms company Orange, negotiating leases for the infrastructure roll-out of what are now EE masts.

"We’re really excited to welcome Helen to our growing team," said Justin Hopkins, a partner and head of Mogers Drewett’s commercial property team.

"She has tremendous property experience in both the public and private sectors and unrivalled knowledge of the telecoms sector. I’m sure her expertise will be in great demand among our many commercial clients."

In the new role, Gate will advise on a range of issues, including landlord and tenant matters with a view to expanding her caseload to acquisitions, disposals and pension transactions.


Giles Gwinnett is a writer at The Business Magazine. He has been a journalist for more than 20 years and covered a vast array of topics at a range of media settings - in print and online. After his NCTJ newspaper training, he became a reporter in Hampshire before moving to a news agency in Gloucestershire. In recent years, he has been covering the financial markets along with company news for an investor-focused web portal. His many interests include politics, energy and the environment. He lives in Dorset.

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