• The Walt Disney Company in the real estate portion of its USD71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox, involving over 350 properties worldwide
  • A Canadian pension fund in its USD4 billion acquisition of a 180-property logistics portfolio and related management platform
  • North American Properties in its USD2.5 billion residential, retail, entertainment, marina, office and hotel development project in New Jersey, one of the largest mixed-use projects in that state's history
  • EY on the HKD1.5 billion public auction sale of three floors of foreclosed offices at Convention Plaza Office Tower in Wan Chai, Hong Kong
  • Aareal Bank AG on providing a EUR447 million senior facility for the refinancing of a pan-European portfolio of 14 high-quality hotels by Swedish hotel property company Pandox AB
  • RBS on GBP140 million sale of Premier Place in the City of London, via a Corporate sale of the owning SPV
  • Aareal Bank AG on the provision of a complex debt facility of up to EUR800 million with a five-year term to certain funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management LLC, (NYSE:APO) for the financing of a pan-European portfolio of logistics properties
  • Gulf Resources Development & Investment on the USD157 million development of new regional headquarters for HSBC in Downtown, Dubai

Awards and Accolades

2019

  • 2019 Leading Real Estate Law Firms (Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News)
  • Firm (Specialism) of the year - Real Estate: Commercial property: investment (Legal 500 UK Awards 2019)
  • Band 1 in Real Estate in Greater China (Chambers Asia Pacific 2017 - 2019)
  • Global Real Estate Firm of the Year (The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2005-2019)
  • Leading real estate and land use/zoning practice (Legal 500 United States 2019)

2018

  • Band 1 in Real Estate in China (Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014 - 2018)
  • Band 1 in Real Estate in Thailand (Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013 - 2018)
  • Band 3 in Real Estate for Japan (Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2011-2018)
  • UK Real Estate Team of the Year (The Legal Business Awards 2018)
  • Law Firm of the Year - Fund Formation (Property Investor Europe 2018)
  • Law Firm of the Year - Overall (Property Investor Europe 2018)
  • Hospitality Practice Group of the Year (Law360 2018)
  • 2018 Leading Real Estate Law Firms (Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News 2018)