“With a distinguished track record in handling prestigious and complex property transactions, we provide a meticulous service covering every aspect of buying, selling and financing residential and commercial real estate.”
We provide a full service in every aspect of buying, selling and financing high-value residential property, whether this is intended as a family home, an investment, or a development acquisition. Many of our clients require property deals to be completed quickly; therefore, we are used to working under pressure and with several parties on a deal. As well as every type of sale and purchase, we can advise on more specialist areas such as planning, financing, tax and leasehold enfranchisements.
Real Estate Experience
Acting for a prestigious London Museum in negotiating and taking leases of football pitch-sized storage bunkers in Salisbury for the storage of complex, delicate museum artefacts. This involved a visit to the premises whereby we walked the entire site which was built into the hills and then worked closely with the freeholder’s solicitors to put leases in place to reflect this unique space;
Advising a well-known NASDAQ-listed company (market capitalisation $37 billion) on their requirements for London HQ, taking commercial space of 23,000 square feet. This was a complex, multi-party negotiation;
Acting for family businesses in the sale and purchase of high value properties in Belgravia, Mayfair and Knightsbridge and prime central London areas;
Acting for a large pension fund in the sale of a retail park for £23 million with multiple tenancies;
Acting for clients in a joint venture with Finchatton for the purchase of the Penthouse at the Connaught Hotel, Mayfair, London. We advised our clients on the purchase, financing, structure and joint venture;
Advising the Church Commissioners, as part of a multi-party collaboration, on the historic move and re-erection of Temple Bar, designed by Sir Christopher Wren. This important monument was moved from Theobalds Park in Hertfordshire to Paternoster Square near St Paul’s Cathedral in London, where it forms a beautiful gateway into the redeveloped square.
Acting for the Church Commissioners, Great Portland Estate, the Crown Estate, Somerset House, the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum in the sale, purchase and restructuring of different types of properties (office, retail, industrial), both leasehold and freehold.
We are experienced in acting for clients operating in all areas of business and across all sectors, whatever their space requirements. We advise our clients on the diverse issues and problems with the occupation of property, from individual lease negotiations to the acquisition, disposal and restructuring of property portfolios for corporate occupiers.
Acquisitions and disposals of both leasehold and freehold commercial property.
Acting for both landlords and tenants in complex lease negotiations.
Dispute avoidance and resolution.
Advising on all aspects of subletting and assignment of leases, including licences to assign, licences to sublet and licences for alterations.
We have acted for office occupiers in transactions ranging from the London headquarters of a NASDAQ listed US company to advising on short term lettings and licences. In the leisure sector we deal with the acquisition and disposal of hotels, restaurants and bars. For retail occupiers we have dealt with the acquisition and disposal of stores, from flagship sites through to pop-up shops and boutiques.
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