Real Estate Lawyers

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Commercial Property Solicitors

Whether you’re striking out with a new residential venture, looking for regeneration opportunities or restructuring your commercial property portfolio, our real estate solicitors can help you to maximise your assets and ambitions

We recognise that there are no one-size-fits-all approaches to commercial property investments – and our tailored approach to legal advice and representation reflects this. Whatever the nature of your real estate projects, we assess your company’s requirements and provide a bespoke team of property lawyers with the experience and expertise you need.

"By working closely with our clients, their consultants and my development team colleagues, we ensure the provision of a complete and cost effective client solution"
Alex Smith
Partner & Managing Director

Our property law expertise

We offer a comprehensive end-to-end service, covering everything from leases to litigation, is focused on devising inventive and cost-effective solutions to your operational or investment needs.

Our clients include companies and public bodies of all types and sizes, from landowners to property developers, and property funds to corporate occupiers. What links us together is the drive to be entrepreneurial and forward-thinking. We skillfully harness the law to support business projects, however big or small.

Comprehensive real estate services

With a substantial depth and breadth of expertise to call upon, our commercial property lawyers can assist you with many aspects of real estate law including:

Why choose Shakespeare Martineau?

We have assisted a wide range of corporate clients to achieve their goals and reach commercially advantageous outcomes, working on some of the UK’s largest property portfolios and deals. In addition to our exceptional track record, there are plenty of other reasons to choose us when looking to engage commercial real estate lawyers:

  • Our legal advice and representation covers the full spectrum of commercial property law, ensuring that a bespoke solution is designed and the needs of your organisation are met with a seamless service.

  • We recognise that real estate is a long-term investment and forge lasting relationships with our clients, prioritising the profitability of your business now and in the future. Our team has earned a reputation for building successful partnerships with key players in the property industry.

  • Recognised by The Legal 500, our commercial property solicitors are amongst the most highly sought after in the country and have the expertise your business needs to attain its commercial goals.

The way we help you

Real estate is highly cyclical. Many businesses thrive on the unpredictability, while others wait for greater certainty before making their move. We understand that. So we take the time to know your goals and propensity for risk to give a tailored service that’s hard to match.

As the voice of our clients, we talk to government and industry leaders to shape policy and stay ahead in knowing the impact of property trends and regulatory changes.

The repeat business we have, coupled with our reputation in the field, speaks volumes. We pride ourselves on our free-thinking ideas, from lawyers who don’t hedge their bets but give clear, decisive and commercially smart advice.

Because for us, it’s not simply about completing the purchase agreement transaction but building the relationship.

Your journey through the legal process

You may not be aware of how the process of enlisting real estate lawyers works. Our procedure is streamlined and designed to work around your organisation’s needs. To provide you with complete clarity, we’ve outlined the steps involved in requesting our assistance and initiating a commercial property partnership below:

  1. The first stage is to get in touch with us using button below – you will then be assigned to one of our compliance specialists. Alternatively, you can reach us on 0330 024 0333.

  2. A member of our real estate and planning team will call you within an hour. Our first priority is to establish the nature and scope of your commercial property projects, using our extensive experience in the sector to devise the ideal team to meet your organisation’s needs.

  3. Should you decide that we are well placed to assist you, we will proceed with the first steps in our partnership – you will then receive a breakdown of our costs and a pack of onboarding documents.

  4. From this point onwards, we will work closely with you to ensure that all of your organisation’s real estate objectives are met in the most commercially sound manner.

Case Study

Case study Longbridge Retirement Village

We are appointed as advisors on the £48 million
later living housing scheme in Birmingham.
It’s the largest project of its kind in the UK.