Real estate transactions need to be closely analysed in order to avoid unnecessary tax leakages and to minimise your overall costs.

Our real estate tax lawyers can ensure that your transactions are structured in a way that best suits your profile. We will work closely with you to understand your requirements and to provide a service which is tailored to your needs.

We can advise on the tax implications of a wide range of real estate transactions and related structures including joint ventures, real estate funds, corporate real estate transactions and regeneration and development projects. We regularly work with investors (UK and non-UK), occupiers and developers both in the private sector and public sector, charities and educational establishments.

Our team can help you with a variety of tax issues, including:

  • Stamp Duty
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax
  • Capital Allowances
  • VAT
  • The Construction Industry Scheme
  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Corporation Tax
  • Income Tax
  • The Non-Resident Landlord Scheme

By coming to us you will experience a partner led service which guarantees consistently high quality advice.

Our advice is jargon free and straight-forward to ensure that you understand it and can make informed commercial decisions.

For more information on our real estate tax services, contact one of our lawyers today.

Contact Us

Our specialist real estate tax lawyers can structure your transactions in a way that tailored for you. Give our expert team a call on 0808 291 6784 or get in touch online.

We also offer the following services:

Corporate Occupiers

We advise occupiers across a broad spectrum of sectors including office, retail, financial services, Leisure and industrial.

Real Estate Development and Regeneration

Our experienced Real Estate lawyers can provide practical advice to developers, investment purchasers on a range of matters.

Construction & Engineering Lawyers

Our Construction & Engineering team can advise you on all the legal aspects of the sector, whether you are a funder, developer, employer, contractor or consultant.

Real Estate Investment

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

Later Living & Care

Our Retirement Living team can advise on all areas of this expanding sector, from planning and development to employment issues and welfare disputes.

Planning Lawyers

Specialist Planning lawyers advising funders, developers, employers, contractors and consultants on all legal aspects of the sector.

Property Litigation & Real Estate Disputes

Our specialist team of property litigation solicitors provide practical, commercial advice on all types of property litigation and disputes.

Residential Development

Our Real Estate solicitors advise and represent landowners, housebuilders and property investors through every stage of residential development projects.

Strategic Land

Specialist strategic land team acting throughout acquisition, site assembly, planning, disposal and development. Expert advice for developers or landowners.

Structured Real Estate

We have extensive experience of providing structured real estate services to owners, funders, investors and asset managers.

Recent Work

£25m office building in Canary Wharf

The acquisition of a £25m office building in Canary Wharf for a Belgian investor.

The Great Northern Warehouse

The circa £75m acquisition of the corporate vehicle owing The Great Northern Warehouse, Manchester for Resolution Real Estate Advisers.

£64m acquisition of Mitre House, London

The acquisition of Mitre House, 160 Aldersgate Street, London for £64m for Mercer Real Estate Partners.

Acquisition of the former Hanningtons Estate

The acquisition of the former Hanningtons Estate in Brighton for over £50m for Redevco.

Ropewalk Shopping Centre

The acquisition by M&M Fund of the Ropewalk Shopping Centre, Nuneaton for £24m.

Audley Square House, Mayfair

The acquisition by Caudwell Properties of Audley Square House, Mayfair for £143m.


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

Chambers & Partners UK Top Ranked Firm 2022

"The team are very commercial, professional, thorough and leaders in their fields."

Chambers & Partners, 2022

“Very high performing team with the qualities you would expect of one of the best teams in the property sector. Technically superb, dynamic and hungry. I cannot recommend the services of Irwin Mitchell highly enough.”

Development Director, Global Logistics Company
Legal 500 UK Leading Firm 2022

“The team members I have worked with have all been responsive, very knowledgeable, thorough and commercial.”

Legal 500, 2022

Awards & Accreditations

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.

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Find one of our solicitors near you

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.