We offer a global network of creative real estate lawyers experienced in handling all types and stages of real estate transactions.
Our clients choose us because they know we understand their objectives and offer them the innovation, experience, technical expertise, clarity of advice and commitment to get their deals done efficiently and effectively. We regularly handle transactions for the world's leading investment banks, private equity funds, hedge funds, pension funds, REITs and sovereign wealth funds.
Real estate deals are becoming ever more complex. Increasingly they are cross border, highly structured and involve sophisticated financing arrangements. Allen & Overy is ideally placed to advise on these sorts of transactions with our specialist real estate capability across all product lines, unparalleled reputation in finance and well resourced global network.
We advise on development and planning, projects and construction, large loan, mezzanine, A/B and preferred equity origination, loan workouts, NPL pool acquisitions, distressed debt acquisition (including loan-to-own strategies), investment, corporate occupation, tax, finance, securitisation, real estate investment fund formation, structuring and joint ventures, and complex real estate mergers and acquisitions.
We support our clients in their most important real estate projects on an international basis. With more than 90 partners and over 300 associates across our global network, we have both significant geographical reach and a wealth of real estate experience in the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
News & insights
Publications: 18 OCTOBER 2021
The European Union’s Taxonomy Regulation, which provides a common classification framework for defining the environmental sustainability of business activity, is intended to help promote ‘green’…Read more
Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2021
A broad range of sustainability issues are now clearly affecting the way some investors assess potential M&A deals and allocate capital. But many are only just getting to grips with the fast-evolving…Read more
Publications: 08 JULY 2021
Carve-out and spin-off deals are likely to accelerate as companies emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic. Increasingly, companies are looking at alternative strategies to boost their competitiveness,…Read more
Publications: 06 JULY 2021
The European Commission published its long-awaited Strategy for Financing the Transition to a Sustainable Economy (the Strategy) today.Read more