Andrew McGrath



Andrew has experience in all core real estate transactions, but has a particular focus on corporate lettings management and development projects including some aspects of construction, real estate finance and planning.  Andrew also acts on investment acquisitions and disposals.

Recent highlights:

  • Acting for a specialist retirement house-building company with an acquisition and development budget amounting to £500million – Andrew assisted with a major project including over 25 separate developments across England. The legal aspects involved title review from a development perspective, construction and planning issues (JCT design and build contracts, compliance with planning conditions, s106 agreements and CIL obligations) and preparing CLLS certificates of title in relation to a secured syndicated loan exceeding £100m headed by a global bank.
  • Acting for an internationally recognised property development company specialising in high quality residential and mixed use developments in prime central London – Andrew assisted with the sale of the units in a residential scheme in the heart of the Bankside area of London near the Tate Modern. The scheme comprised over 200 residential units in several buildings ranging from 12 to 24 storeys. The cost of the development was approximately £132m.
  • Acting for a private trust in the acquisition and on-going corporate lettings management of a large multi-unit storage facility, totalling approximately 500,000 sq ft, for both short term investment and long term development purposes. The facility comprised of over 100 individual units on various types of short terms lettings, from tenancies at will to FRI leases with security of tenure. 
  • Acting for a US global health and fitness company on taking a lease of its first European distribution centre and headquarters. 
  • HSS Hire Service Group: acting on property matters relating to its UK portfolio of over 250 trading stores.
  • Ellandi retail fund: assisting the UK’s leading community shopping centre fund on management matters in respect of retail units across the country.

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