The real estate sector is a core part of our business and our heritage as a firm. With such a long track record of expertise and success in this field, our lawyers deliver an exceptional service characterised by robust, commercial and technically expert advice.
We advise on all the key issues affecting the property industry, including regeneration and development schemes, investment, funding, construction matters, property disputes, portfolio management, planning, taxation and the creation of corporate structures.
In addition to our core property team we also have specialists in the areas of construction, planning, environmental, property finance, management and property litigation. We draw on the skills and experience of our corporate and tax groups to provide clients with advice on sale and acquisition structuring, both onshore and offshore, stamp duty, stamp duty land tax and VAT planning.
This strength in depth and breadth enables us to support sophisticated transactions including those involving complex structures and offshore elements or those with attendant regulatory requirements. We are also able to utilise our extensive international experience and contacts to complete cross-border transactions for a diverse range of companies.
Our real estate clients include multinationals, major institutions and listed companies, clearing banks, lenders, developers and entrepreneurs.
A “fantastic team” acts for a range of clients, including property funds and REITs, developers, hotel and leisure operators and domestic and international investors.
Well-reputed specialists in representing mid-size businesses and property developers and investors. Effective in transactions, including those complicated by tax or offshore concerns, and experts in the hotels and leisure sector. “They have a commercial view and are quick to act while still providing sound advice when the timeframe allowed is limited.” “I found them very good and well rounded.”
Fladgate LLP has an investment, funds and development practice and an increasingly busy hotels and leisure team. The firm has been advising Cathedral Group on various regeneration projects including a £57m mixed-use scheme at Deptford Rise, and acted for Mount Anvil on the purchase and funding of a canal-side development in Wembley. Clients describe the service as “excellent”, “with partner contact throughout the instruction, prompt response times and a practical, problem-solving approach”.
Known for representing high net worth individuals and private family trusts. Also recognised for property matters in the hotels and leisure sector and for corporate real estate work. Strengths: Client service: “Clear, accurate, dynamic, reactive. In one word: excellent!” Commercial awareness: “We get value because they close deals: they are good closers.”
Acted for a private family trust on the acquisition of a joint venture company owning Marks & Spencer’s Castle Donnington distribution centre. Acted for Cathedral Group on the £78 million mixed-use development and regeneration of Caxton Street North and Hoy Street in Canning Town.
“Outstanding, and comparable to the very best mid-tier firms”, Fladgate LLP recently advised Cathedral Group on a £78m mixed-use development and regeneration scheme. With hotels and leisure a notable area of strength, the firm also advised Lowy Group on the £33.5m sale of the Umi Hotel. Gideon Dabby-Joory “always has the answers”, and Stephen Lewis, Allen Cohen, Richard Reuben and Philip Turner are also recommended.