George Burrha has a broad real estate practice acting for UK and international investors. He has helped clients build successful real estate portfolios advising them on acquisitions, development, asset management, financing and disposals. For example, George acts for Shaftesbury PLC in relation to their West End villages and Savills IM on their UK portfolio.

George acts on both direct and indirect real estate transactions as well in relation to operating businesses where real estate is the main asset, for example, acting for a global entertainment company in taking a lease of their film studio space and China Travel Services on their acquisition of Kew Green hotels. George has wide experience across asset classes having acted on offices, logistics, residential and student accommodation but with a particular focus on retail and leisure.

George is committed to developing people and sits on the firm’s London People Group which focuses on continuously improving the people at their experience of DLA Piper.