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Mills & Reeve LLP

Real Estate

5 ranked lawyersBand 1East AngliaUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Standout team at the forefront of the local market, additionally noted for its strong capabilities on both a regional and national level. Frequently sought after to assist a range of prominent clients with high-value and complex matters ranging from investment and development to real estate management. Expertise in public sector work, with experience advising on real estate mandates in the healthcare, education, agriculture and renewable energy spaces. Clients range from development companies and investors to universities. Able to draw upon considerable planning, construction and real estate finance capabilities to provide clients with a comprehensive service.

Strengths

One client comments: "The firm is well resourced, and the solicitors have good experience and their client service is outstanding."

Another source adds: "The lawyers at Mills & Reeve are very collaborative, commercial and provide strategic advice."

Work highlights

Acted for RPMI Railpen on its £93.6 million acquisition of Cambridge Retail Park from Aberdeen Standard Investments.

Notable practitioners

Carina Cobbold has notable strength advising developers on mixed-use projects, urban extensions and landowner agreements.

Caroline Dean acts for clients in the healthcare and education sectors on leasing matters, with further strength advising on development work and property portfolio management.
"Caroline Dean is a really strong lawyer."

Charles Staveley has significant expertise handling property transactions and leasing agreements, with additional strength advising on the full cycle of development projects. He acts for property developers, local authorities and pension funds.
"He is very good; above all, he is pragmatic and commercial.""Charles Staveley has been a source of confidence. We rely on him for more than just legal advice because he is so approachable."

Christine de Ferrars Green is especially adept in development matters, advising on management agreements, landowner collaboration agreements and promotion agreements.
"She is a excellent technical lawyer.""Christine de Ferrars Green is very easy to deal with and very knowledgeable."

Vincenzo Maggio represents clients from the education, life sciences and technology sectors, with a notable focus on advice concerning science parks. He acts on real estate investments and leasing matters.

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Real Estate

Mills & Reeve LLP

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Location

Botanic House

100 Hills Road

Cambridge

Cambridgeshire

UK

CB2 1PH

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

East Anglia

Real Estate


Carina Cobbold
Band 2
Caroline Dean
Band 2
Charles Staveley
Band 1
Christine de Ferrars Green
Band 3
Vincenzo Maggio
Band 3