Trusted Partner
Real Estate Law

Macfarlanes LLP

As we approach our 150th anniversary in a few years time, our history shows that we at Macfarlanes have always been a trusted adviser to our clients with an ability to adapt and truly understand the needs of our clients at any given point in time. Real Estate is part of our DNA. We have been delivering expert legal advice for the real estate, construction, infrastructure and related sectors for decades.  Our full service real estate practice is one of the UK’s largest and has worked on some of the country’s most high profile and complex development schemes.

Our clients are among the most active and exciting players in the real estate industry today. They range from private individuals and property companies to life insurance companies, large corporates and public bodies, based both in the UK and internationally. We advise on all aspects of real estate transactions including investment, development, planning, environment, construction, financing, asset management and dispute resolution, litigation, commercial real estate, construction, residential sales, tax and finance. For inward investors to the UK’s real estate sector, we are the law practice second to none.

Our experience and client base allows us to be more than law experts. We play a crucial role in advising our clients on investments, business growth and risk management that help our clients’ businesses to flourish.

The interests of today’s corporations, high-net worth investors, family funds and real estate developers and funds and are truly global. This brings along with it legal issues that require the attention and advice of experts of impeccable integrity, experience and competence. Experts who can plan and manage the corporate legal affairs of leading national and multi-national corporations, funds, financial institutions and family wealth offices, and lead on some of the largest and most important public and private transactions.

At Macfarlanes, we are recognised for our mix real estate and construction expertise and service that is second-to-none. We support buyers and sellers at all stages of transactions. Our experts in related areas can provide the very best advice on matters related to transactions such as tax, planning, health and safety, corporate and environmental and social governance legal matters.

We can provide inward investors to the UK with advice on each and every facet of real estate, throughout the whole life cycle of an investment.

These services include investments in commercial and high-end residential properties, BTR developments, opportunities in real estate in the tech and life science sectors, blockchain developments in real estate transactions, planning law, property taxes and related wealth management affairs and property disputes.

We also advise on operational aspects such as corporate law, employment, planning, immigration and private client/wealth management law.

Our Co-Head of Real Estate, Clare Breeze, has been described by our clients in the prestigious law directories, Chambers UK and the Legal 500 as “a good negotiator who is knowledgeable, quick to respond and easy to contact.” Clare centres her practice around cross-border commercial and residential property transactions, including those relating to build-to-rent, the private rented sector and student accommodation assets.  Clare’s team has been recently described by an interviewee for Chambers UK as “Excellent … the service is just brilliant.”

For further advice and assistance please contact:

Macfarlanes LLP
20 Cursitor Street
Tel: +44 (0)20 7849 2404
Contact: Clare Breeze

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