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Karen Friebe

Berwin Leighton Paisner

Karen Friebe is a partner in Berwin Leighton Paisner’s London Real Estate Group and a member of the firm’s highly regarded hotels team.

Karen has considerable experience in acting for hotel owners, developers, occupiers, investors and lenders.  Karen also specialises in the acquisition, development and disposal of all types of hotels from budget to luxury and in dealing with other types of property in the wider hospitality and leisure sector.

Karen regularly negotiates the terms of management agreements for significant hotel assets and advises on related documents such as non-disturbance agreements.

Karen has dealt with numerous single asset and portfolio transactions in the hotel and leisure sectors and advises hotel clients on flagship transactions both nationally and internationally.

Karen often writes thought leadership pieces for the hotel sector.  She conceived and developed the popular and well-regarded European Hotel Outlook Survey which is launched annually at the IHIF.