Real Estate Development and Planning
Allen & Overy has wide ranging experience in advising on a diverse range of development and planning matters including premium residential, office (including global HQs), retail, hotel and leisure facilities.
We advise leading developers, funders and occupiers on all types of projects providing them with advice spanning real estate, planning, construction, environment, energy and infrastructure related projects and PFI/PPP.
A significant part of the practice's work involves innovative funding and structuring techniques. Much of our work involves the use of joint ventures allowing our clients to share the knowledge of their commercial partners, share risk and increase tax efficiency.
We also have wide experience in dealing with all types of planning work in the office, retail, industrial, hotel and residential sectors as well as substantial infrastructure and energy projects such as power stations, gas storage facilities, offshore windfarms and transport schemes. Within these overall sectors we regularly advise on all aspects of planning law and its practically related specialisms, including built heritage and listed buildings, compulsory purchase orders, highways, judicial review and local authority practice and procedure.
News & insights
News: 26 MAY 2021
LONDON – Allen & Overy is advising Liberty Global on its proposed joint venture with Digital Colony Partners, the digital infrastructure arm of Colony Capital, to create AtlasEdge Data Centres, a…Read more
News: 20 MAY 2021
Series of webinars provides inhouse legal counsel in the Middle East with an understanding of the key legal and practical issues that are relevant in the GCC.Read more
News: 11 MAY 2021
Allen & Overy advises Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH on the sale of ELG Haniel GmbH ("ELG") to Luxembourg-based steel producer Aperam S.A.Read more
Publications: 28 NOVEMBER 2019
As from 1 January 2019, taxpayers may opt to charge VAT on the letting of immovable property for professional use. On 25 November, the new rules fixing the timing and modalities of the “option” have…Read more