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Jeremy Walden

Managing Partner, Real Estate
Partner Regional Head of Practice
London Korea Group

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

He  helps clients with some of the most complex and high-value investment, development, joint venture, leasing and financing transactions in the market. Jeremy works with real estate and infrastructure clients across the public and private capital market for real assets.  He has a particular focus on structured investment transactions involving private equity and sovereign fund investors. 

With over 30 years' experience as a private capital 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 in the UK and Europe.

​​​​​​Jeremy is listed as a leading individual by Legal 500 UK (Commercial Property: Investment) and ranked in Chambers UK.


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.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • a Japanese investor on the acquisition, development and pre-letting of Christchurch Court in the City of London
  • a global investment fund on its £1.5 billion joint venture and acquisition of Capital Park, which will be developed into a life sciences property, located at Capital Park in Cambridge
  • City Developments Limited on its £181 million acquisition of four purpose-built student accommodation buildings (total of 1,657 beds) across England
  • the funding banks on a circa £430 million financing of the Nine Elms development
  • Goldman Sachs on two disposals of a PRS portfolio including over 1,000 homes, including a corporate real estate disposal of an ongoing development site and an asset disposal of 15 sites predominantly let
  • 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.
  • Related Argent 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