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          Real Estate

          Everything we do within our Real Estate team is grounded in technical excellence and an understanding of your commercial objectives.

          We have a proven track record for providing decisive, sustainable solutions and for advising at a strategic level throughout the real estate life cycle, rather than simply fighting fires.

          "They have the quality, sector knowledge and the ability to be a member of our team."
          – Chambers and Partners UK 2016 - Real Estate Northwest

          Whether working with investors, fund and property managers, owners, occupiers, developers, lenders and public sector organisations or banks, pension funds, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds, we provide locally relevant, cross-border expertise.

          We work across the whole spectrum of Real Estate services, from commercial occupier matters in the retail, leisure, hospitality, manufacturing, telecoms, education, local government, corporate private and public sectors, through to supporting property development projects, finance, planning and investment. We provide leading advice on construction disputes and other real estate litigation.

          We facilitate affordable and social housing development and land regeneration. And, through all this, we work hard to reduce risk and help you make smarter decisions.

          Legal Insight

          Private Rented Sector & Build-to-Rent: Legal Pitfalls

          06 June 2019

          Welcome back to our series of articles on the Private Rented Sector (PRS) and Build-to-Rent (BTR).  In our previous edition we discussed the current political landscape and recent changes to legislation which have been impacting on the PRS and BTR markets.  In this edition, we will cover some examples of legal pitfalls and how to protect long term investment strategies.

          Legal Insight

          Private Rented Sector & Build-to-Rent: Political Landscape

          06 June 2019

          Welcome back to our series of articles on the Private Rented Sector (PRS) and Build-to-Rent (BTR).  In our previous edition we discussed the BTR market and the products being made available.  In this edition, we will cover the current political sentiments and some examples of areas where extra care is needed.

          Meet our team

          Toby Askin

          • Partner // Head of Real Estate Group

          Melanie Williams

          • Partner // Head of Real Estate Sector // Head of Hospitality Group

          David Frankland

          • Partner // Head of Commercial Occupiers Group

          Jean Francois Mercadier

          • Partner // Managing Partner (France)

          Irene Schmid LLM (Cambridge)

          • Partner // Civil Law Notary

          Oliver Bolthausen, LLM (USA), FCIArb (UK)

          • Partner // Executive Partner (Munich) // Global Head of International Arbitration & Disputes
          Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.