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Jonathan Powling


Jonathan acts for a broad range of clients on fund structuring and establishment, fund investment and co-investment, and on secondary acquisitions and disposals, advising clients across a number of sectors including real estate and private equity. In addition, Jonathan advises on complex acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures in the real estate sector.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, 2008


  • Advising Caddick Developments and Moda Living on its £1bn joint venture with Ares Management in relation to the development of over 5,000 new single-family build to rent properties
  • Advising a U.S. real estate private equity manager on the launch of a £2bn pan-European real estate fund
  • Advising Waypoint Asset Management on the launch of Waypoint Essential Stores LP, a real estate fund targeting investment in the essential stores sector in the UK
  • Advising an institutional client on its £170m disposal of a London office via the sale of the entire issued share capital of a Luxembourg company
  • Acting for one of the largest privately held real estate investors and managers in the world on the disposal of a £100m logistics asset, via the disposal of 100% of the shares in a Luxembourg company
  • Acting for a global institutional investor on the acquisition of a £100m London office

  • Sheffield University, LLB Law, 2004


  • “His transaction management skills are exceptional. He has a great manner with clients, inspiring confidence and trust. He is very commercial and understands what clients need – both from an in-house legal perspective and a business perspective.” - General Counsel, Global Fund Manager & Investor

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Investment Property Forum