Real Estate

Real Estate

Our award-winning team cuts across global boundaries and comprises specialists in investment, development, corporate, funds, finance, tax, planning, environmental and dispute resolution.

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Change and opportunity in the global Real Estate sector

James Crookes, global Head of Real Estate at Pinsent Masons, discusses some of the macro-trends shaping the sector today.

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Out-Law / Your daily need to know in Real Estate

Our latest work

Our advisers act on domestic and international projects of all shapes and sizes, working with many of the leading names across this diverse sector. Browse our experience below, or use the filters to look-up recent work in particular geographies and legal disciplines.

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    James Crookes

    Partner, Head of Real Estate and Property

    James leads our Real Estate Global Sector, and is Head of our Property Group.

    Crookes James
    Claire Hughes

    Partner, Head of Client Relationships - Real Estate

    Claire is Head of the London Property Practice and Head of Client Relationships for our Global Real Estate Sector. Under Claire’s leadership in managing the London Property Team we have succeeded in winning a number of strategic clients as well as achieving recognition through industry awards including the Legal 500 Real Estate Team of the Year.

    Claire Hughes
    Tom Ferrier

    Partner

    Tom leads our investment and asset management team in Scotland.

    Ferrier Tom
    Dr. Wolfram Pätzold

    Rechtsanwalt, Partner, Head of Real Estate, Germany

    Wolfram specialises in the Real estate sector.

    Ptzold Wolfram
    Robert Moir

    Partner

    Robert leads our nationwide and international Indirect (Corporate) Real Estate team. This encompasses corporate finance, corporate structures and joint ventures for real estate sector clients.

    Moir Robert
    José Luis García-Manso

    Partner

    José Luis García-Manso is the Pinsent Masons Partner in charge of Madrid Real Estate team. He has extensive experience in commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, acquisition/disposal-related real estate transactions, forward-funding agreements, letting, sale & leaseback, restructuring and real estate M&A.

    José Luis García-Manso
    Philip Corfield-Smith

    Partner

    Philip is the head of the Real Estate department in the Middle East, having practiced in the region since 2006. He and his team regularly advise on the region's largest and most complex real estate, development, hospitality, education and infrastructure projects. He regularly advises governments, master/sub developers, leading hotel owners/operators, education owners/operators, international/local investors, global contractors and corporations.

    Corfield-Smith Philip
    Kevin Collins

    Partner

    Kevin is one of Ireland’s leading real estate lawyers specialising in property and energy transactions. He advises developers, investors and funders on all aspects of real estate development, investment and financing including site assembly, leasing, asset management, access and services.

    Kevin Collins

    Our expertise, at your disposal

    With over 430 partners and 3000 people around the world, we are well-placed to support you across a full range of legal and advisory services.

    Latest press releases

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    Pinsent Masons MPillay wins Construction Law Firm of the Year at the ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2020

    Pinsent Masons MPillay was named Construction Law Firm of the Year at the Asian Legal Business (ALB) SE Asia Law Awards, which was held virtually on 15 October 2020.

    Pinsent Masons advises Just Group on its £340m buy-in deal with the Ibstock Pension Scheme

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Just Group (Just) on its £340m bulk annuity transaction for over 1,800 pensioners of the Ibstock Pension Scheme, representing over half of the total pension liability in the scheme.

    Pinsent Masons advises Clough Elecnor JV as successful contractor for Australia’s A$1.5 billion Project EnergyConnect

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the Clough Elecnor JV, SecureEnergy, on its successful bid to deliver this significant interconnector project for TransGrid.