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Real Estate Investment & Funds

In an increasingly pressurised and competitive marketplace you need timely and accurate legal advice to secure and dispose of assets and deliver optimum investment returns.

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Our multi-disciplinary, expert real estate investment and funds team provides advice on all stages of the life cycle of real estate funds.  

We understand the complex regulatory and tax regime. We structure your fund in the most tax efficient manner with a clear exit strategy, designed to maximise investment returns. We advise on transactions across all asset classes. 

Our national team includes experts in all areas of real estate, corporate, regulatory, fund raising, tax, finance, construction, planning and litigation. We are one of the largest real estate teams in the country with resources to support the largest of transactions.

Our client base includes major institutions, REITs, high net worth individuals, private equity investors, banks and pension funds.  

We lead and take responsibility for transaction delivery. Our lawyers are respected in their chosen fields, commercially astute and are used to “making things happen”.

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Some of our experts

Toby Askin

Partner - Head of Real Estate group

I am a Partner and the National Head of the Real Estate group.

Andrew Flounders

Partner - Head of Real Estate (Leeds)

A Partner at DWF, I am Head of the Leeds Real Estate Team as well as National Head of the firm’s Property Development Product Group.

Geoff Stansfield

Partner - Real Estate (Investment)

I have many years’ experience in the real estate investment market in Scotland and specialise in commercial real estate investment, asset management, real estate finance, funding & acquisition and cross-border transactions.

Iain Thomas

Partner - Head of Real Estate Finance

I am a Partner in the Real Estate team. I head the Real Estate Finance team and have over 20 years' experience acting for lenders in real estate financing and restructuring.