Natasha Chalmers, senior counsel with Gordon & Rees LLP, is a member of the Real Estate practice group in the firm’s San Francisco office. Natasha has considerable experience with all aspects of commercial real estate leasing, purchase and sale, and real estate financing, including the review of title documents and title insurance and residential purchase and sale. She also provides general property advice in relation to a wide variety of real property related documents, such as settlement and release agreements and easements agreements.
Natasha has represented both landlords and tenants for office buildings, industrial properties and retail outlets, and has reviewed, drafted, negotiated and advised on leases, subleases, consents to sublease, terminations, assignments, amendments, tenant estoppels and SNDAs, as well as analyzed and enforced rights and obligations under existing leases. She has acted for both purchasers and sellers in the purchase and sale of commercial buildings, and has drafted, reviewed and negotiated purchase agreements and related closing documents. In addition, Natasha has represented large institutional lenders in secured and unsecured lending transactions including drafting and reviewing deeds of trust, secured loan agreements, promissory notes, UCC financing statements and guaranties.
Her clients have included Fortune 100 companies, non-profits, local developers, asset managers, furniture outlets, small businesses, internet companies, biotechs and banking institutions, and she negotiated one of the largest distribution center leases in Silicon Valley.
Natasha practiced as a UK solicitor (attorney), working in the real estate department of an international law firm on general property matters and real estate issues in support of the corporate group. Natasha relocated to California in 2000 where she re-qualified and commenced her practice as a U.S. attorney.