Advises a broad client base on various complex matters. Highly experienced in property investment transactions, frequently on an international basis. Regularly advises on complex development projects concerning logistics facilities and infrastructure improvements. Also has notable strength in residential property matters, assisting major house builders as well as advising on alternative asset classes such as build-to-rent and retirement living schemes.
An interviewee describes the lawyers in the team as "high-quality people who deliver."
Another source adds: "They are extremely professional and easy to work with, with the ability to explain everything you need to know very clearly."
"They are very good, client-focused and commercial with a real can-do attitude," says a client.
Acted for Taylor Wimpey on the £17 million acquisition of the former Hackney Telephone Service Vehicle Centre, with planning permission for residential development.
Louise Cartwright is head of the UK real estate group. Her practice involves a significant focus on investment and development transactions relating to industrial property and retail and leisure complexes. Her client base includes occupier businesses, developers and property companies.
Peter Day is head of the firm's London office. He advises on real estate investment transactions and portfolio management as well as handling residential development matters. His work has often involved alternative real estate assets such as care homes and logistics sites.
"Peter has tremendous experience and knowledge. He is also exceptionally strong at conveying the legal consequences and considerations in terms of commercial impact."
William Gay has considerable expertise in real estate development, particularly residential-led schemes, handling strategic land acquisition and other key transactions and negotiations. He represents a number of national house builders as well as landowners and land promoters.
"William Gay is very knowledgeable, commercial, proactive and enjoyable to work with." "He's a perfect lead on a matter - engaged and driven."