She has extensive expertise in all aspects of real estate transactions, including real estate finance, complex developments and investment with particular capability in large-scale portfolio investment transactions. Carla acts for REITs, global funds, financial institutions international investors and large corporate occupiers. Carla's sector experience includes office, logistics, hotels and leisure, retail, life sciences, later living, high end residential development and student accommodation.
Carla has been recognised by the Legal 500 as a “rising star” for Commercial Property (Investment) from 2020 to 2023 for having "extensive expertise in high-value development projects and investment portfolios". She is also a member of the Urban Land Institute UK Committee and is responsible for overseeing its mentorship programme.
Toby Askin, Global Head of Real Estate at DWF, said: "Carla's arrival at DWF is more evidence of our ambitions to grow our real estate practice even further and our commitment to our clients that operate in this sector. We are thrilled Carla has chosen to join our global real estate team, which now has around 200 lawyers in 13 locations." HerHer
Carla Revelo said: "I'm delighted to join DWF and look forward to supporting the drive to build and expand the real estate practice through collaboration and innovation with clients and colleagues across the global business."
Carla's appointment follows a number of senior hires in 2023 that have strengthened DWF's full service real estate capabilities. Deepa Deb, also previously with Dentons, is joining the business as Global Head of Development and Investment, whilst the London office has been also been bolstered with the arrivals of construction partner Yolanda Walker and corporate real estate partner Alan Barnett.