With international expertise and broad experience in every kind of commercial and residential property transaction, we advise clients all over the world including:
- major property companies
- institutional investors
- hotel groups
- public sector organisations
- corporate occupiers.
Whether it’s a major investment acquisition or disposal, or a routine landlord and tenant matter, you have top legal talent and a highly committed team on your side. You get legal advice that is based on a profound understanding of your business and of the property market. Expert advice that is easy to digest.
We have extensive experience of:
- investment acquisitions and disposals
- financings and refinancings
- development projects including planning and environmental advice
- sale and leasebacks and other structures
- management matters.
As well as our core team of real estate lawyers we offer wider services to real estate clients through our finance, tax, corporate and construction specialists.
"They are accommodating, understand clients’ concerns and provide excellent and timely support."
Chambers UK 2015
Peterson Investments, £120 million retail, commercial and residential redevelopment, Soho
We advised Peterson on the purchase and forward funding of the Ampersand Building a development which includes a central living staircase, ‘module’ meeting places and a daylight mimicking LED light-system.
LaSalle Investments, £141 million shopping centre acquisition, central Warrington
We represented LaSalle Investment Management on the acquisition and follow-on management matters relating to the 712,500 square foot, 133 unit Golden Square Shopping Centre in Warrington.
ING Real Estate, £325 million redevelopment and refinancing, London
We acted for ING Real Estate and Berlin-Hannoversche Hypothekenbank on the redevelopment and financing of the iconic riverside building Sea Containers’ House part of which now comprises the flagship Mondrian hotel.
Tristan Capital, €90 million joint venture forward funding, retail, Denmark
We advised Tristan Capital on the joint venture and forward funding of the revive development of the 276,000 square foot Galleria shopping centre in Vanløse, Copenhagen with Solstra Capital Partners.
Intercontinental Hotels, £300 million sale and manage back, London
We represented on real estate and construction aspects of the sale and manage back of the Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane, one of the largest recent hotel disposals.
Schroders, £130 million acquisition of City Tower, Manchester
We acted for Schroders on the purchase of City Tower in Piccadilly Gardens which included reviewing 125 leases, significant construction documentation and simultaneous exchange / completion within 9 days.
The Langham Estate, management of portfolio
Acting on the management of their entire property portfolio of over 100 multi-let properties throughout the West End of London including around Great Portland Street and Oxford Street.