Clyde & Co LLP

Real Estate Department

The South
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What the team is known for Standout practice providing a full property service, advising on everything from acquisitions through to plot sales. Renowned for undertaking complex and substantial development projects within niche key sectors such as healthcare. Clients include various high-profile names from the hospitality, retail and manufacturing industries. Also equipped to handle property transactions for local authorities and commercial developers. Demonstrates further capacity advising on property investment transactions.

Strengths One client says: "They are highly professional with a good breadth of knowledge and experience."

Other clients regard it as a "solid real estate team with good-quality lawyers."

Work highlights Acted for Portsmouth City Council on the £136 million acquisition of the Lakeside North Harbour in Portsmouth.

Notable practitioners


Adam Taylor-Smith
is renowned for his experience across a range of transactions, including the acquisition and disposal of residential, commercial and industrial properties. He acts for a wide range of clients including property companies, investors and public authorities.
"Adam provides practical, informed advice, drawn from his vast experience. He is always available as a sounding board and gives confidence to his clients through his advice." "He is flexible and responsive."


Martin Quicke
is held in high regard for his expertise in development matters and is regularly called upon to handle complex and sensitive matters. He is particularly adept at acting for overseas investors, as well as offering a wealth of experience with public and private sector clients.
"He shows great intelligence, is easy to work with and is very knowledgeable." "Martin has particular expertise in translating complex structures into legal documents quickly and clearly."