Real Estate

The real estate landscape is competitive and constantly evolving.

Real Estate


With a team of 30 direct real estate lawyers focusing on the full life-cycle of any real estate project and a wider cross-practice team of over 50 lawyers, we have a deep understanding of the commercial challenges you face. Read on for more information about our experience and expertise.

For international mandates we call on our carefully cultivated relationships with leading independent law firms around the world to provide a first-class, seamless service for our clients wherever it is needed.

A range of high-calibre and high-profile corporate clients rely on our team’s expertise across a wide range of real estate asset classes such as healthcare, retail, offices, multi-family schemes, infrastructure and hotels.

Working closely with real estate specialists within the Finance, Corporate M&A, Funds and Tax teams, our Real Estate department regularly advises on all aspects of real estate including:

  • asset management
  • buying, selling and leasing property
  • construction and engineering
  • development and investment financing
  • development schemes
  • environmental issues
  • insolvency and CVAs
  • investment fund structures
  • joint ventures
  • planning
  • property disputes



We act for a variety of real estate funds including Clearbell, Patron, Lothbury and Pinewood Benson Elliott.  We also have an award-winning funds team in the firm, which advises fund managers, executives and investors on both transactional and advisory work across all funds sector.  This work equips us with unique insight into the market and the trends shaping it.

Real Estate Finance

Our versatile real estate finance team provides a first-class service that embraces both technical quality and commercial awareness.  Examples of our work streams includes refinancings, fund finance and infrastructure finance.

Restructuring and Insolvency

Our dedicated Restructuring & Insolvency team has the technical expertise to navigate through the most complex and high-value restructurings, providing practical and workable solutions.  We have steered clients through some of the most high-profile CVAs seen in recent years.

Real Estate Healthcare

We have a very successful real estate healthcare team, working on high profile transactions in the care home and senior living sectors.  Our clients are amongst the most significant players in the market, including McCarthy Stone and Patron Capital.


With a group of dedicated sector specialists embedded within our market-leading transactional teams, we regularly advise some of the leading infrastructure funds in the UK on their most significant, complex and high-value investments.  Our experience covers energy (conventional power, renewable energy and energy infrastructure), transport, water and waste management, oil and gas, utilities, social infrastructure and communications.

Operational Real Estate

We have a unique position to advise on all sides of the table and across the sector, with a cross departmental practice dedicated to the operational real estate sector.  We have significant experience in investment into alternative assets, and deep relationships with the leading industry bodies and intermediaries, which means that we are well positioned to advise in this area, with a particular focus on senior living, multi-family, co-living and student accommodation schemes.


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