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Stephenson Harwood LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Noted for its investment work and sizeable development practice, as well as advising on a range of complex landlord and tenant matters. Active in transactions involving shopping centres, high-value London property and mixed-use urban redevelopment. Increasingly involved in mandates concerning alternative asset classes, such as care homes and data centres. Further strength in the hotels and leisure sector, providing both investment and redevelopment advice.

Work highlights

Acted for London Metric in the £60 million purchase of a portfolio of five Waitrose stores in various locations in England.

Notable practitioners

Jonathon Wilkes is head of the international real estate group. He acts for investors and developers domestically and abroad on a wide range of real estate matters, including regeneration schemes, portfolio management and single-asset acquisitions. He can also provide complementary expertise in real estate finance and tax structuring.

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Overview

Pragmatic, commercially focused legal advice makes a powerful difference when you’re making major property decisions. Our real estate team is renowned for developing long-lasting partnerships with clients. We have a reputation for developing and attracting talented, commercially-minded lawyers with an appetite for getting the deal done.

With international expertise and broad experience in every kind of commercial and residential property transaction, we advise clients all over the world including:

  • major property companies
  • institutional investors
  • banks
  • hotel groups
  • public sector organisations
  • corporate occupiers.

Whether it’s a major investment acquisition or disposal, or a routine landlord and tenant matter, you have top legal talent and a highly committed team on your side. You get legal advice that is based on a profound understanding of your business and of the property market. Expert advice that is easy to digest.

We have extensive experience of:

  • investment acquisitions and disposals
  • financings and refinancings
  • development projects including planning and environmental advice
  • sale and leasebacks and other structures
  • management matters.

As well as our core team of real estate lawyers we offer wider services to real estate clients through our finance, tax, corporate and construction specialists.

Members

Wilkes, Jonathon (Head of Department)

Brading, Simon

Newman, Robert

Trundle, James

Real Estate

Stephenson Harwood LLP

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Location

1 Finsbury Circus

London

Greater London

UK

EC2M 7SH

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London (Firms)

Real Estate: Mainly Mid-Market


Jonathon Wilkes
Band 2