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Investing in, developing, occupying and funding real estate assets has never been more complex. The asset class has established its place as a key element of the investment strategies of many of the world’s most significant international corporates and funds who are looking well beyond their domestic borders to fulfil their commercial needs. 

Demands for new real estate development around the world, whether commercial, industrial, residential, or infrastructure related have brought a new set of international players to the market.

Our real estate sector specialists are here to support you on all types of transactions and projects from single assets to multi-jurisdictional portfolio deals and urban regeneration projects, across all asset classes including offices, logistics, retail, build to rent, hotels & leisure, infrastructure and energy. In a rapidly evolving world, we can also help you navigate your way through ESG, technology and data issues as they impact your real estate interests.

With local experts and a global view, our team is uniquely well placed to assess market trends and anticipate the effects of legal and regulatory developments so we can help you make the right strategic decisions for your real estate assets. As well as advising on the detail of specific transactions and projects we also share our thought leadership in our blogs, podcasts and webinars.


A major Canadian Fund

Advising on its joint venture with Long Harbour and Cadillac Fairview to form a £1.5 billion BTR platform


Advising on the acquisition and financing of the Juno portfolio (formed by 28 office buildings located in Madrid and Barcelona) from Merlin Properties, and of the Albatros portfolio (formed by two office buildings located in Madrid), for an aggregate amount of c. €293 million

Macquarie Capital

Advising on the acquisition by Brigid Investments Limited (a Macquarie Capital and John Laing 50:50 joint venture) and financing of 240 let retirement units located across 76 sites across the UK

China Resources Land

Advising on their joint venture with Colony Northstar for the purchase of 20 Gresham Street, London for approximately £300 million

Oxford Properties

Advising Oxford Properties on its joint venture with British Land for the development of the 47 storey Leadenhall Building at 122 Leadenhall, London (formerly known as "the Cheesegrater") and the subsequent sale of it to CC Land for £1.15 billion

AXA Real Estate

Advising on the sale of 13 public buildings for €172 million by the Generalitat of Catalunya, Spain

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UK Real Estate Development Notes

Find the latest on planning, general real estate, environment, construction, tax & real estate dispute resolution

Key contacts

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David Sinn

Partner, Melbourne

David Sinn
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Matthew White

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

Matthew White
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Julie Couch

Partner, Sydney

Julie Couch
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Jeremy Walden

Partner, London

Jeremy Walden