Property and real estate

Real estate lawyers

Our real estate solicitors offer an experienced pair of hands providing you with an end-to-end service in the dynamic and challenging world of real estate. We recognise each real estate project is different and we treat each of them with the equal importance they deserve, no matter the scale or size of the transaction or client. 

Our expertise

Our real estate solicitors offer an experienced pair of hands providing you with an end-to-end service in the dynamic and challenging world of real estate.

Our real estate team comprises of over 30 highly experienced individuals encompassing all aspects of real estate law who will work alongside you to achieve your key objectives and ensure your transaction proceeds smoothly.

Our team ranges in level of seniority meaning we can easily cater to your needs. All of our matters are closely supervised at partner-level so whilst we can provide value for money through full utilisation of our team, we also provide high quality level of service.

We have leading lawyers in the fields of residential and commercial development, real estate finance, real estate investment, real estate occupiers, affordable housing, construction, planning and public procurement. 

"large enough to provide a comprehensive range of legal services while maintaining strong client relationships at partner level."

Chambers UK

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Repetitive service charge disputes

The case of Connell & Lynn v Beal Developments Ltd, Eastman Securities Ltd and Burton Waters Management Company [2024] UKUT 54 (LC) considered the potential costs risk for leaseholders who wish to challenge service charges already determined by another neighbour’s application.

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Published on 15 April 2024
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Ransom strips in strategic land

In her latest article, Claire Waring, Partner in our Development team takes a closer look at ransom strips in strategic land.

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Published on 12 April 2024
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High Street Report 2024

Throughout this campaign, we give insight into how we can save the UK’s High Streets and inspire others to aid their survival. Although their solutions differ, the industry voices we have brought together in this report identify many of the same problems.

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Published on 26 March 2024
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Disposing of surplus land in the wake of HS2 Phase 2 cancellation

The announcement by the Prime Minister in October 2023 that he was cancelling Phase 2 of HS2 was met with a justified barrage of criticism by proponents and opponents alike. The question now, is whether or not those who have had their land compulsorily purchased but which is now surplus to requirements, will be able to recover it and, if so, how.

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Published on 21 March 2024

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Complex reorganisation of company interests and property assets

Working alongside a tax advisory practice, we acted for individual clients on the implementation of a complicated tax-efficient reorganisation of a property company where there had been a shareholder falling out.

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Published on 11 December 2020
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Forfeiture for rent arrears

We were instructed on behalf of a commercial landlord who was seeking to take back possession of its premises because the tenant was not paying rent. The tenant was in substantial arrears, but was continuing to carry on a restaurant business from the premises.

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Published on 02 July 2018
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Rights of access for housing associations

Sometimes, housing associations have rights of access over land owned by others. These rights provide for access to homes and facilities.

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Published on 30 May 2018