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Jeremy Walden

Jeremy Walden

Managing Partner, Real Estate

Jeremy is the Managing Partner of the UK and EMEA Real Estate practice.

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Experience

Jeremy helps clients with some of the most complex and high-value investment, development, joint venture and financing transactions in the market. He works with listed vehicles, private equity investors, sovereign funds, private propcos and family offices on property joint ventures, corporate structured acquisitions and disposals, asset management, property finance and corporate occupier transactions.  

With almost 30 years' experience as a general real estate lawyer and an unrivalled understanding of all aspects of the market, he offers his clients real advantages in terms of project delivery, commercial negotiations and risk mitigation.

Alongside his established domestic and international client base, he regularly works with investors who are new to the UK and European real estate markets and has helped numerous clients successfully complete their first real estate investments and joint ventures.   

Jeremy's experience includes advising:
 

  • Argent Related on its major regeneration scheme for Tottenham Hale, London. The development will bring 1000 new homes to the area spread over several buildings, and includes a health centre, as well as retail and office space
  • an Asian Fund on the disposal of entities owning the Merrill Lynch Financial Centre for c. £580 million
  • an Asian fund on the establishment of a 50/50 joint venture with a UK-listed property company for the development of a 200,000 square foot office-led mixed-used development at London's Bond Street
  • the funding banks on a circa £430 million financing of the Nine Elms development
  • an investment bank on the acquisition of the £150 million Thistle Build to Rent portfolio from Gatehouse Bank
  • an investment fund on the acquisition of the circa £180 million Clerkenwell Collection of properties
  • Macquarie Capital on its joint venture with John Laing to finance the development of circa £200 million of retirement living properties with McCarthy and Stone
  • a private equity investor on its acquisition of the Asda logistics portfolio 
  • a private equity investor on the acquisition of the circa £470 million "Platform Portfolio" of logistics assets from Prologis. 
 
 
 
 

Background

Jeremy holds a law degree from University College London, is a member of the IPF and is recommended by Chambers UK and Legal 500 UK.

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