Real Estate

Real Estate Investment

The real estate market is becoming increasingly competitive, so we’re here to help you make the best return on your investment.

Our lawyers advise institutions, property companies, funds and high net worth individuals on a range of real estate matters, including:

  • Direct and indirect acquisitions
  • Disposal of assets
  • Onshore and offshore tax planning (including corporate wrappers)
  • Leveraged transactions
  • Portfolio management

We have real estate experts based across the country with the resources needed to support large transactions. Indeed we are regularly involved in the country’s largest investment transactions. Not only can we advise those based in the UK, but we also have the capacity to help international businesses and individuals.

Our team will develop strategic plans which consider your commercial needs, offering you a seamless, integrated service. We always consider your real estate interests and can introduce you to new investment opportunities which we think might be of interest.

By coming to us you can be reassured that your real estate portfolio will be properly managed; we will ensure that your investment is protected and in compliance with legislation.

To find out more about how we could help you, contact one of our real estate investment lawyers today.

Key Contacts

Our key contacts are all experts in their fields. Feel free to email or phone them to find out how we can help your business.

Recent Work

Resolution Property

Resolution Property on its £71.1m acquisition of the Great Northern Warehouse, one of Manchester’s most recognised buildings.


Advised Vengrove on its acquisition of Newbury Business Park from Moorfield.

Chenavari Real Estate

Funds advised by Chenavari Real Estate Managers on various joint ventures with asset manager partners to acquire UK shopping centres and office assets.

Ellandi and Lone Star

Advised Ellandi and Lone Star on the purchase of the Tiger portfolio of seven UK shopping centres from Rockspring Investment Managers for £260m.


Ellandi – acting for Ellandi in its joint venture, co-investment and asset management arrangements with several partners (including Bridges Ventures and Lonestar funds).


Advising Prestbury on the sale of a portfolio of 144 nationwide hotels let to Travelodge for c. £520m.


We truly value the feedback we receive from both our clients and legal accreditation societies, such as The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.


"They are very approachable and good with clients."

Chambers & Partners, 2016


“You have done sterling work on our behalf for which we thank you. I am already recommending you should anyone be in need of your services.”

MD of regional property agent

Legal 500

“A good firm to have on your side.”

Legal 500, 2015

Awards & Accreditation

We're always proud to be recognised for the work we do for our clients and have been named as a leading firm in the latest legal guides - which provide information and recommendations about lawyers and law firms in the UK.

Shortlisted for Property Law Firm of the Year - Yorkshire Insider Property Industry Awards 2016 UK Chambers & Partners Leading Firm 2018 Leading Firm - Legal 500 2017 The Times Best Law Firms 2019

We Work Nationally

We have offices in major cities throughout the UK and our lawyers can arrange to visit you or your business in person if necessary. We also have international capability, with global links to other legal specialists.

Business News

Our lawyers are regularly asked to provide expert insight, advice and analysis for the national media. Take a look at the stories below to see what we’re saying, as well as some of the recent deals we have completed for our clients here in the UK and abroad.

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