Our expert team provides a comprehensive and commercially focussed property portfolio asset management service for investors, retail and corporate occupiers.
We advise institutional investors, operating businesses, the public sector, estates and private individuals and have experience in acquiring portfolios of properties from administrators or receivers. We have experience in all manner of capital transactions acting for a variety of businesses and individuals with sales and purchases of stand alone or portfolios of commercial properties.
Our team provides specialist expertise in connection with joint venture and partnership arrangements, promotion agreements, the acquisition of strategic land, equalisation agreements and overage/clawback arrangements.
Whether we are acting for the senior lender, mezzanine funder or the borrower we provide commercially focussed advice aimed at ensuring the deal is completed within the required time frames whilst still protecting our client’s interests. Our role is more than simply knowing the law, it is about applying our knowledge to the deal to get it done.
Our advice is practical, straightforward and commercial. The breadth of experience ensures the team can advise all companies irrespective of size. We have specific expertise on small business sales and purchases where the property is the main asset.
Our clients come from both the public and private sectors. The breadth of experience of our team enables us to give practical advice and anticipate difficulties so ensuring projects are completed efficiently and cost effectively.
Our planning team is expert in the negotiation and drafting of planning obligations as part of first instance applications or appeals.
Our team regularly assists clients on tricky Town and Country planning aspects of development projects and residential / commercial property purchases and sales. We also represent clients on planning / enforcement notice appeal work, both before the Planning Inspectorate and on High Court judicial reviews and statutory reviews.
We represent clients in all forums including the High Court and County Court, Lands Tribunal, and the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). All of our property specialists are members of the Property Litigation Association and we have strong working relationships with specialist surveyors and experts, as well as Chancery barristers. Above all, we recognise that the property world is a business in which personal relationships count and we fully address the human as well as the legal dimension of any problem.