• 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

  • Band 2 in UK-wide Hotels & Leisure (Chambers UK 2021)
  • Tier 1 in Real Estate for Four Consecutive Years (The Legal 500 USA 2020)
  • Tier 1 in Land Use & Zoning for 10 Consecutive Years (The Legal 500 USA 2020)
  • Tier 1 in Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning Law (US News and World Report “Law Firms of the Year” 2020)
  • A Top 5 Real Estate Law Firm for 10 Consecutive Years (Commercial Property Executive & Multi-Housing News 2020)
  • Law Firm of the Year (REFI European Awards, 2020)   
  • Band 1 for Investment Funds - Real Estate Funds - Hong Kong (IFLR 1000, 2014-2020)
  • Firm (Specialism) of the year - Real Estate: Commercial property: investment (The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019)
  • Commercial Property: Investment Team of the Year (The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019)
  • Winner of the China Business Law Awards for Real Estate & REIT 2019 (China Business Law Journal)
  • Global Real Estate Firm of the Year (The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2005-2019)
  • Hospitality Group of the Year 2019 (Law360)
  • Tier 1 in Real Estate for China and Thailand (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014-2019)
  • Band 1 in Real Estate in Ukraine (Chambers Europe 2019)
  • Band 1 in Real Estate in China (Chambers Asia Pacific 2017 - 2019)
  • Band 2 in Real Estate - Europe-wide (Chambers 2019)
  • Band 2 in Real Estate in Russia (Chambers Europe 2019)
  • Band 2 in Real Estate in Italy (Chambers Europe 2019)