Real estate

We act across all sectors of the industry on the most complex and high profile development and investment work, joint ventures and cross-border matters, real estate fund structuring and inward investment.

Our clients are among the most active and exciting players in the real estate industry today. They range from private individuals and property companies to life insurance companies, large corporates and public bodies, based both in the UK and internationally. We advise on all aspects of real estate transactions including investment, development, planning, environment, construction, financing, asset management and dispute resolution.

What people are saying


"Clients say that the firm supplies 'fantastic customer service, a real breadth of in-depth expertise and very high-quality output.'"

Chambers UK 2018

"'Macfarlanes have been a strong adviser and supporter and provide an excellent level of service,' commentators say."

Chambers UK 2018

"Macfarlanes LLP 'provides a trusted and tailored service' and 'always demonstrates a reliable accessibility and a willingness to turn documents around swiftly'"

The UK Legal 500 2017

"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

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

Chambers UK 2016