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Capital Law Limited

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Strong regional practice which advises on a range of transactional and developmental matters, with expertise in site disposals, regenerations and wider development projects. Offers strengths representing clients in the logistics, energy and public sectors, among others. Demonstrates particular proficiency in the education sector, acting for universities and further education providers, and also has key experience in social housing matters.

Strengths

One client comments: "Capital Law held our hand throughout the whole legal process and did an excellent job."

A source notes: "The guidance they provide is sound, and they have a diverse range of experts in different areas meaning they can provide a seamless service."

Work highlights

Advised Ascona on the acquisition of 34 service station forecourt sites with a total value of approximately £50 million.

Notable practitioners

Leanne O'Brien is the firm's head of real estate. She has deep expertise in matters including commercial development and joint ventures, with notable experience acting for clients in the education and housing sectors.
"Leanne is true to her word, always delivers on time and takes a very flexible approach to working with us." "She has a very broad knowledge base, is a great organiser and cuts through a matter to ensure she has the right team briefed and on board, ready to add value from the get-go."

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Overview

We undertake all commercial property work, working with investors, developers, financiers, and public sector bodies. We help clients manage their assets and portfolio, work on their development and infrastructure projects, and support with their business space.

Working closely with our Construction, Energy & Projects team gives us the industry knowledge to help our clients navigate all the challenges that come with structuring deals.

Industry sector expertise

  • Energy
  • Education
  • Local Government
  • Social Housing

Key types of work

Complex development projects - we advise on all aspects of site assembly (including identification and removal of impediments to development), acquisition, planning matters; (including Section 106 and infrastructure agreements) options and development agreements, joint venture and collaboration agreements, funding and construction phases through to completion.

Education - we are known for our work in the education sector, advising on estate matters.

Local Government - we help local authorities with the property elements of a waste to energy projects, and matters associated with development of a greenfield sites.

Social Housing - we provide advice on site acquisitions, construction projects and renewable energy to associations looking to modernise and reduce carbon ratings of their properties. We also provide estate management services and landlord and tenant advice, as well as leasehold advice.

Energy - we work across the firm to deliver renewable projects.

Members

O'Brien, Leanne (Head of Department)

Ely, Jon

Jogia, Reshma

Jones, Angharad

Mackie, Catrin

O'Callaghan, Sam

Pearson, Stuart

Thomas, Huw

Vosper, Hannah

Clients

Ascona Group

Associated British Ports

Bridgend College

Ceredigion County Council

Environ Congnatum Developments Limited

Gan Plc

Homer Pensions & Investments Limited

Howard Tenens Limited

Inmarsat Global Limited

Land Securities Group Plc

Memoria Limited

OISE Holdings Limited

PCI Pharma

Pobl Group

Porthcawl Harbourside CIC

Rinkit UK Limited

Sandpiper Estates Limited

Sero Homes/Sero Energy

Sharpe Pritchard LLP

The Royal Mint Limited

TVS Supply Chain Solutions Limited

University of South Wales

Valleys to Coast Housing Association

Welsh Government

Westbridge Capital

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Construction & Materials

Education

Energy

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Telecommunications

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Real Estate

Capital Law Limited

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Location

Capital Building

Tyndall Street

Cardiff

South Glamorgan

UK

CF10 4AZ

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Real Estate


Leanne O'Brien
Band 3