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We support our clients, often businesses owned and operated by individuals and families, in both their transactional Real Estate requirements and more complex dispute issues. We help clients to finance, grow, manage and dispose of their property and investment portfolios.

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Financial services

Helping businesses in the financial sector realise their real estate aspirations

Michael Grace

Michael Grace

Partner - Head of Real EstateTalk to Michael about Commercial real estate & Real estate disputes

"AN INCREDIBLY EXPERIENCED REAL ESTATE LITIGATOR WHO IS WELL RESPECTED BY HIS MANY INFLUENTIAL CLIENTS. HE HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN PROBABLY EVERY TYPE OF REAL ESTATE LITIGATION AND KNOWS ALL THE ANGLES THAT OTHER, LESS EXPERIENCED LAWYERS CAN EASILY MISS” CHAMBERS & PARTNERS 2019

Case study: Dispute with residential landlord

We successfully acted for the lessees in a prime residential building in London, against the landlord’s failure to comply with statutory obligations regarding service charges and maintenance of service charge records.

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“STEPHEN GAWNE IS EXCEPTIONALLY SUPPORTIVE AND EFFICIENT” Legal 500 2021

Case study: Property investment company

We act for a long established property investment company on the management of its office, retail and industrial real estate portfolio. Advice covers commercial & residential, litigation, finance, development & construction.

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Jonathan Pawlowski

Jonathan Pawlowski

Partner - Head of ConstructionTalk to Jonathan about Construction

"“INCREDIBLY CLEVER, GREAT ON TACTICS AND VERY GOOD WITH CLIENTS.” CHAMBERS & PARTNERS 2019

Case highlights

Midland Expressway Ltd -v- Carillion Construction Ltd & Others, which related to the construction of the M6 toll road, KNN Coborn LLP-v-GD City Holdings Ltd (2013) and Manor Asset Limited-v-Demolition Services Ltd (2016)

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“ALEX O’CONNOR DEMONSTRATES A CAN DO APPROACH AND PAYS ATTENTION TO DETAILS” Legal 500

Case study: 1000 unit major mixed-use development

Acting for a joint venture between a major developer and a housing association in connection with site assembly, funding, development and sales for a substantial mixed-use development in East London.

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RORY IS “RATED FOR [HIS] ‘AVAILABILITY AND DOWN-TO-EARTH APPROACH’” Legal 500 2019

Case study: Acquisition of major development site

Acting for the lender on site acquisition for the mixed-use development of a secondary school, approximately 500 new homes (including open market housing, build-to-rent and affordable homes) & 100,000 sq ft of office space.

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Case study: Relocating overseas Bank’s European HQ

Acting for a major bank on relocating its European HQ in London. This project includes negotiation of documents in respect of the new premises, re-gearing of existing leases and detailed advice on exiting current properties.

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Case study: Sovereign wealth fund’s property portfolio

We act for a sovereign wealth fund in relation to its portfolio of property in central London, including advice on property management, real estate litigation, corporate tax and international law matters.

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Janet Armstrong-Fox

Janet Armstrong-Fox

Partner - Head of Private Client PropertyTalk to Janet about Residential property

“ONE COULD NOT HAVE ASKED FOR A MORE EXPEDIENT, THOROUGH AND FORESIGHTFUL EXPLORATION OF THIS PROPERTY’S POTENTIAL AND LIABILITIES. I AM TRULY GRATEFUL” Client feedback

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