Real estate


Working with one of the City’s leading real estate practices brings real benefits to our clients. Our real estate lawyers are hand-picked to ensure that you receive the expertise, experience and resources to suit your specific needs.

The service we offer is not only technically excellent but commercially driven. We will work with you on all aspects of transactions involving the investment in and management, development and financing of real estate assets, across all sectors of the industry.

We are immensely proud of our client base. Our clients range from private individuals and property companies to life and insurance companies, large corporates and public bodies, based both in the UK and internationally. The relationships we develop with clients are key to our success. Our approach is simple: to understand and identify with your requirements, so that we can help you to achieve your objectives.

Our partners are always visible and engaged throughout deals. We work in small, carefully chosen client teams but the expertise and resources in the group and the firm as a whole mean that we can handle the largest and most complex deals.


  • "They are just brilliant. They know their solutions, they have great knowledge and they're nice people as well. They are easy to use, reliable and almost an extension of our company."

    Chambers UK 2017

  • “Full-service firm with particular expertise in complex investment and real estate fund structuring. Advises on high-value sales and acquisitions as well as on a number of commercial and residential development projects, often in prime London locations.”

    Chambers UK 2016

  • Winner of Property Team of the Year

    Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2016

  • "They provide range and depth of expertise, teamwork and internal co-ordination, client commitment and speed of response."

    Chambers UK 2016

  • "They give me what I want in that they don't just state the law, they give me the answers and our options.”

    Chambers UK 2016

  • "'Excellent at producing a very joined-up service', Macfarlanes LLP is a go-to firm for complex, high-value work ... The team are 'excellent lawyers who are aware of their responsibilities to protect the client's interests but also look at matters commercially'."

    The UK Legal 500 2014

  • "Very well known for property...(The team) 'provides good-quality advice and meets promised timescales. Willing to pick up the phone for us to bounce ideas off them'."

    Chambers UK 2014