Chambers UK 2009
Marcel is a real estate partner and a former head of the real estate group. He has over 20 years experience in property development, investment and regeneration/ redevelopment projects.
Rated as a leading real estate lawyer by Chambers UK, Marcel advises a wide range of clients on their property development and investment strategies. This includes everything from lease negotiations to large scale urban regeneration projects.
Marcel is also recognised for his work for clients in the education sector and specialises in campus redevelopment projects and strategic property advice.
Real estate development and investment
Marcel specialises in development and investment property work for both private and public sector clients.
Key public sector clients include the London Development Agency, on the £1.5 billion redevelopment of Silvertown Quays; London Underground Ltd on their acquisition of Dalston Viaduct for the East London Line Extension which included a tripartite JV agreement; and London Bus Services on the relocation of a major bus depot in relation to the land delivery programme for an international sporting event being held in East London in 2012.
Marcel has a wealth of experience advising Higher Education and Further Education clients on their accommodation and property strategies. He is the lead partner on a number of the team's recent refurbishment/redevelopment projects including Orpington College and East Berkshire College.
Marcel's understanding of the myriad legal issues as well as the day-to-day commercial practicalities of running a campus in tandem with its redevelopment has led to him being described by the Legal 500 2008 as "patient in consultation and clear with his advice".
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