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Real Estate

Real estate is one of the world’s most significant stores of investment and wealth. Our dedicated real estate lawyers know how to secure finance and acquire, manage, develop and construct real estate assets across all classes, worldwide. With our real estate legal services, we seamlessly integrate partner-led technical knowledge, with industry experience and market-leading technology, to provide a critical edge to our clients, their assets and portfolios.

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Why work with our Real Estate team?

Our real estate lawyers have the depth, experience and local knowledge to help you at every step of the process. We have built a strong reputation for getting the deal done and delivering pragmatic, proactive advice. This is underpinned by the latest in legal technology, which enables our Real Estate team to act as an extension of yours, helping you to achieve your goals.

Our team has been involved in some of the most complex and significant regeneration, infrastructure, energy and development projects across the world, for governments, public authorities and private companies.

How we can help you

Our global team has the experience and capability to manage every aspect of real estate across a broad range of assets, including:

From complex acquisitions and transactions, regeneration and development projects and new methods of construction, through to effective and proactive asset management, we can advise you at every stage of the project life-cycle.

We act for market-leading, multi-layered funds, banks, developers, construction companies, occupiers and investors, to provide innovative real estate legal services and solutions that are tailored to your requirements.

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  • Commercial Occupiers
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    Commercial Occupiers

    Occupiers need to drive value from their operational real estate. Our Occupier team’s experience of working with national and international occupiers, and our extensive sector knowledge – means we understand the issues facing occupiers and the importance of concluding deals efficiently to meet operational requirements.
  • Construction Advice and Disputes
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    Construction Advice and Disputes

    The construction industry is both high risk and complex, particularly from a legal perspective. However, our dedicated Construction team has the experience, knowledge, contacts and resources to assist clients whenever and wherever they are investing, developing and constructing.
  • Housing
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    With unparalleled levels of demand, booming prices and a changing regulatory landscape, today’s investors face an ever-increasing number of obligations and challenges when operating in the housing market. 
  • Planning
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    Planning law is a complex and highly regulated area, which many businesses often find requires expert guidance. Our Planning team provides global support to clients, as well as clear, focused and pragmatic advice to help navigate the challenges within planning law and policy – covering all aspects involved in property planning.
  • Property Development
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    Property Development

    Property development can generate significant return on investment. But, to maximise the potential of your investment, you need the help of property development lawyers that you can trust.
  • Finance and Litigation
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    Real Estate Finance and Litigation

    Today, businesses are asked to complete increasingly complex real estate finance transactions. Thankfully, our Real Estate Finance team combines years of industry experience with a flexible cost base to provide fast, to-the-point and cost effective advice to clients.
  • Investment
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    Real Estate Investment

    The real estate investment market is fast-paced and increasingly competitive. A successful real estate portfolio relies on commercially-driven advice from lawyers you can trust. Our dedicated Real Estate Investment team has the knowledge and experience to help you make the best return on your investment and achieve growth.  

Latest reports and thought leadership

Real Insight, Real Growth
Our report aims to provide insight into the anticipated trends, opportunities, and challenges that will define the core real estate sectors within key European markets.
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DWF's Building Safety Regime report explores the far-reaching impact of the cladding crisis and new Building Safety Bill and reveals the challenges and opportunities for the construction industry. Read more about our key findings. 

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