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Hogan Lovells

Real Estate

4 ranked lawyersBand 2London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Notable investment practice that attracts some of the largest deals in the market. Acts for a number of private equity houses, major UK institutions and sovereign wealth funds. Offers considerable strength in the handling of significant investments and developments in both the residential and commercial real estate spaces. Also demonstrates skill in assisting clients with the formation and dissolution of real estate joint ventures. Further expertise in complex commercial leasing transactions, including big-ticket pre-lets and headquarters relocations.

Strengths

"They are very good technically and also really commercial, understand all aspects of real estate transactions and take the time to understand our business," a client reports.

Another source notes: "They are very commercial, very joined up and give very good advice. It's been fantastic to have them as a really great one-stop shop."

Work highlights

Advised the Fattal Hotel Group and its subsidiary Jury's Inns on its acquisition from Queensgate Investments of the operating businesses and long-term leases of four high-end London Grange Hotels.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Norris has considerable experience advising on transactions concerning a wide range of property asset classes, including student accommodation, sports stadiums and shopping centres. He handles both development and investment work for an impressive roster of domestic and overseas clients.
"He's great at making complicated situations seem simple and at making the whole process much more efficient." "He's got a great reputation and is strong on real estate." "He's a smart and really commercial lawyer."

Dion Panambalana is particularly active advising on mixed-use development and urban regeneration schemes, as well as handling significant office lettings for high-profile corporate occupiers. He also has particular interest in wider policy issues relating to landlord and tenant law.
"He knows how to communicate with clients and get them what they need, and his approach to drafting and deals saves a lot of time." "Dion provides fantastic knowledge, support and guidance."

Jackie Newstead is the firm's global head of real estate and has vast experience handling sizeable investment transactions, residential developments and hotels-related work. Her client base includes investors and property companies as well as hoteliers and retailers.
"She is very calm and organised and provides very wise counsel - it's like she's seen everything so nothing fazes her." "Jackie is hugely experienced on real estate matters." "She has an amazing reputation."

John Condliffe has wide-reaching commercial real estate expertise, with a particular focus on investment transactions. He also advises on portfolio management matters as well as handling development and funding work.

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Real Estate Department

Hogan Lovells

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Atlantic House

Holborn Viaduct

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 2FG

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Real Estate: Big-Ticket


Daniel Norris
Band 4
Dion Panambalana
Band 3
Jackie Newstead
Band 2
John Condliffe
Band 6