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Herbert Smith Freehills’ UK real estate development team are the lawyers of choice for many of the world’s leading developers, investors, funders, private equity houses, occupiers and corporates.  Our trademark is to combine in depth commercial knowledge of the real estate industry with coordinated property, planning, corporate, tax, construction, environment and litigation expertise to help our clients mitigate risk, augment returns and achieve their commercial goals.

This blog focuses mainly on updates related to real estate development.  We have extensive experience in the field of real estate development law and have advised on many of the most high profile and complex property developments in the UK. Our clients include landowners, property developers, government departments and agencies, local authorities, charities, financial institutions, and energy and infrastructure promoters.

Our team is an experienced full service team, with expertise covering all stages in the real estate development process.

Planning

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Matthew White

Managing Partner, Real Estate (UK and EMEA), London

Matthew White
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Catherine Howard

Partner, London

Catherine Howard
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Fiona Sawyer

Professional Support Lawyer, London

Fiona Sawyer

General real estate

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Richard Forsdyke

Partner, London

Richard Forsdyke
Jeremy Walden photo

Jeremy Walden

Partner, London

Jeremy Walden
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Donald Rowlands

Partner, London

Donald Rowlands
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Julian Pollock

Partner, London

Julian Pollock
Nicholas Turner photo

Nicholas Turner

Partner, London

Nicholas Turner
David Rosen photo

David Rosen

Partner, London

David Rosen
Shona Grey photo

Shona Grey

Partner, London

Shona Grey
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William Turnbull

Partner, London

William Turnbull
Simon Elliott photo

Simon Elliott

Partner, London

Simon Elliott
Sebastian Taylor photo

Sebastian Taylor

Partner, London

Sebastian Taylor
Kathryn Coveney photo

Kathryn Coveney

Partner, London

Kathryn Coveney
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Carolyn Milligan

Partner, London

Carolyn Milligan
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Kate Wilson

Professional Support Consultant, London

Kate Wilson
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Gabrielle Coppack

Professional Support Lawyer, London

Gabrielle Coppack

Construction and engineering

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Tim Healey

Partner, London

Tim Healey
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Matthew Bool

Partner, London

Matthew Bool
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Nicholas Downing

Consultant, London

Nicholas Downing
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Becky Johnson

Professional Support Lawyer, London

Becky Johnson

Real estate dispute resolution

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Matthew Bonye

Partner, London

Matthew Bonye
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Shanna Davison

Professional Support Lawyer, London

Shanna Davison

Tax

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William Arrenberg

Partner, London

William Arrenberg
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Casey Dalton

Partner, London

Casey Dalton

Real estate finance

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Gary Hommel

Partner, London

Gary Hommel
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Simon Chadney

Partner, London

Simon Chadney
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Christopher Mann

Partner, London

Christopher Mann

Corporate real estate

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Paul Chases

Partner, London

Paul Chases