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Farrer & Co LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Thriving real estate practice that offers considerable skill in handling major urban regeneration and high-end residential projects. Regularly sought out for its experience acting for private clients, institutional investors and charitable organisations, with niche expertise in the education and arts sectors. Also active on leasing matters for both landlords and occupiers. Adept at advising overseas investors on the purchase of properties for redevelopment or portfolio expansion purposes.

Strengths

"They're fantastic and a pleasure to deal with," one source reports, going on to say: "They tailor their approach to every client, and the team are so close-knit."

"The lawyers are good and go beyond just filling in the blanks," says one interviewee, adding: "They are keen to make sure that clients are happy with what they do and the way it is delivered."

Work highlights

Advised the British Library on the disposal of its St Pancras redevelopment site for commercial investment as well as the construction of a gallery and a public realm for the library.

Notable practitioners

Charles Anderson has considerable expertise in residential and mixed-use development projects, as well as advising corporate occupiers on the redevelopment of key London properties. His diverse client base ranges from major cultural and charitable institutions to private and institutional investors.
"He is consistently responsive and easy to work with." "Charles has been fantastic."

Senior associate Henry Stevens has expertise in a wide range of real estate matters including investment transactions, portfolio management, and landlord and tenant work. He also handles commercial development, including major regeneration schemes.
"He is very responsive to our business needs, excellent at communicating and able to get results."

Mark Gauguier advises a diverse range of clients in the property sector, including developers, landowners, high net worth investors and property companies. He is experienced in all stages of the commercial real estate life-cycle, from acquisitions and development through to to occupation, asset management and final disposals.
"He is very commercially minded and good at dealing with issues, and he's got a very friendly approach." "Highly experienced, very dedicated to his client's aims and an excellent negotiator."

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Real Estate Department

Farrer & Co LLP

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Department location

66 Lincoln's Inn Fields

London

Greater London

UK

WC2A 3LH

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London (Firms)

Real Estate: Mainly Mid-Market


Charles Anderson
Band 3
Henry Stevens
Associates to watch
Mark Gauguier
Band 3