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Robert McFarlane

Robert McFarlane

Senior Associate

Robert is a senior associate in the real estate team specialising in commercial property.



Based in London, Robert advises on all aspects of commercial property with a particular emphasis on investment work and financings.

He works with private equity investors, institutional clients and private property companies on corporate structured acquisitions and disposals, property finance and lettings.

Robert's experience includes advising:

  • joint ventures, disposals and financings on the Canary Wharf Estate
  • Blackstone Group's acquisition of a number of logistics and light industrial portfolios
  • real estate aspects of the re-financing of the Logicor logistics portfolio
  • real estate aspects of financings by private equity firms



Robert holds both a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws from the University of Nottingham.

Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Robert trained and practised at Clifford Chance.

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