Howard Kennedy LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Advises on a range of occupier work, most notably for those in the leisure and retail sectors. Also capable of acting on regeneration or development schemes from the very first stages through to completion, as well as handling the management of portfolios or investment properties. Adept at handling corporate real estate matters as well as the property aspects of business restructuring and insolvency.


"We feel very much like we are in safe hands in every transaction," says a client, adding: "In addition to the high level of service we get, we also feel that their solicitors are part of our team and know our needs."

Another client says: "Howard Kennedy is a fantastic firm that supports our business and acts as an extension of our team."

Work highlights

Advised Galliard on the purchase, development and sale of the Great Scotland Yard Hotel, a five-star hotel on a site off Whitehall that was the former HQ of the Metropolitan Police.

Notable practitioners

Real estate team leader Julian Hindmarsh is a key contact at the firm.

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With over 100 specialists, Howard Kennedy’s real estate team is one of the largest and most experienced in the UK. As the UK’s property market continues to gather momentum, our capable, experienced and responsive team of real estate experts is here to help you every step of the way.

Working closely with a diverse mix of clients, we make it our business to keep abreast of the changing market conditions and trends affecting real estate in the UK.

Our expertise is wide ranging, which means we can advise on any commercial or residential real estate issue, including planning, construction, tax, finance, investment, portfolio management, plot sales and litigation. Our client base is diverse too: FTSE 100 companies, high-street retail chains, investors, lenders, property entrepreneurs, individual property buyers, and restaurant and leisure entities – anyone who is involved in buying or selling real estate.


Ahmed, Pervaze

Collins, Andrew

Condon, Denise

Fireman, Daniel

Hindmarsh, Julian

Kasseean, Anita

Kaye, Graham

Springall, Paul

Stewart, James

Woodgate, Kate

Real Estate Department

Howard Kennedy LLP

Department location

No. 1 London Bridge


Greater London



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