Fiona has over 30 years’ experience in both commercial and residential property. She is highly respected within the profession and is known for her problem-solving skills, making her adept at dealing with any complicated or unusual property issues. With her ‘can do’ positive approach to all her work, Fiona takes a genuine interest in her clients and strives to achieve the most appropriate, timely and cost-effective solution; believing that communication, accuracy and excellent client service are key.
Fiona deals with all aspects of commercial property work including acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant leasing and secured lending. She has acted on major hotel, office, retail, industrial unit and site development transactions for a wide range of clients including developers, charities, trusts, property investors and private individuals. Her work in the ‘not for profit’ sector includes social enterprises, clubs and societies. She has been recognised in the 2022 Legal 500, an independent legal directory, for giving ‘excellent advice’.
Fiona feels privileged to be succeeding Howard Yarnold on his retirement from the firm and is relishing the opportunity to continue his work and build on his legacy.
Motivated to make a difference and having always lived in Dorset, Fiona has been an active member of both the Rotary Club of Bournemouth and the Rotary Club of Ferndown and a Trustee of Help & Care, a charity supporting older people and their carers. She is a Past President of the Bournemouth and District Law Society and was also its Treasurer for many years.
Outside of work, Fiona has always been a keen sportswoman. When she is not trying to master the game of golf, she enjoys cycling. She cycled from London to Paris for the Alzheimer’s Society in memory of her Mum and from Land’s End to John O’Groats for Bournemouth Hospital’s Heart Club and CRUSE the national bereavement charity in memory of her Dad raising in total £20,000.
Never one to rest on her past achievements, Fiona’s next challenge is to cycle the West coast of Ireland. Watch this space!
The Law Society of England and Wales
Bournemouth & District Law Society
Fiona has been recognised in the 2022 Legal 500 which is an independent legal directory which states ‘Fiona Knight gives excellent advice’. – Legal 500 Directory
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