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Charles Russell Speechlys

Real Estate Litigation

Band 3National Leaders (outside London)UK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Regularly handles dilapidations, development-related disputes and retailer insolvency matters. Also advises on disputes relating to agricultural land. Key office in Guildford.

Notable practitioners

Peter Levaggi and David Haines are key contacts.

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Our Real Estate sector is central Charles Russell Speechlys, we cover key focus areas:

Private Wealth: We work alongside our Private Wealth team to guide and provide advice on our clients’ real estate transactions, particularly where they are not familiar with UK practices. We also advise a large number of international clients investing in the UK.

Corporate Real Estate: We act for well-known and niche institutional developers, investors, property companies and urban estates. The scale of our resource means we have the ability to service their small as well as their most significant transactions. Our dedicated tenant team support commercial occupiers in their acquisition of offices.

Regeneration: Our regeneration practice leads the contractual elements of some of the largest and most complex mixed use schemes in the country. We have particular expertise on Joint Venture and Partnership arrangements of all types.

Sports/Leisure/Retail/Food & Beverage: We act for well-known national and international occupiers in these sectors, working in specialist groups to provide our clients with every aspect of legal advice required.

Planning: We advise on large scale planning inquiries, disputes and adjudications, together with strategic advice to clients on large scale developments and compulsory purchase. The group is a central part of the wider real estate team to provide our significant experience on transactional matters. 

Real Estate Litigation

Charles Russell Speechlys


Compass House

Lypiatt Road




GL50 2QJ

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