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DLA Piper LLP

Real Estate (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Strong cross-border capabilities with significant expertise assisting local clients with international real estate investments. Handles a wide range of property transactions, including acquisitions, development, sales and disposals, leasing, financing and conveyancing. Extensive experience in the office, retail, leisure and hospitality sectors, especially handling joint venture agreements. Collaborates with the firm's international offices to provide seamless global coverage on the firm's handling of outbound investments. Offers extensive experience advising fund managers on a wide array of real estate investments.

Strengths

The team is endorsed by clients and peers alike in the market, with one interviewee reporting: "DLA has a good understanding of issues relating to China and Hong Kong."

Work highlights

Advised Brookfield Properties in a number of acquisitions of properties in the logistics industry.

Notable practitioners

Ed Sheremeta of Ropes & Gray LLP is recommended by clients for being "very professional and very client-focused," in addition to being "technical" and having the "know-how." He is able to assist on diverse transactions in the real estate industry, with particular skill and recognition in the financing arena.

Lillian Duan has notable experience assisting with joint venture arrangements and acquisitions in the real estate sphere. She is able to advise clients from a range of different industries on real estate investments and specific property developments.

Susheela Rivers enjoys a diverse real estate practice, handling a wide array of M&A transactions, as well as leases and developments. She is particularly active assisting with matters in relation to the hospitality and leisure spheres.

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Real Estate (International Firms) Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Real Estate (International Firms)


Ed Sheremeta
Band 2
Lillian Duan
Band 3
Susheela Rivers
Band 2