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Real Estate

Boodle Hatfield has been advising on real estate for almost three hundred years and we still act for clients that we acted for when the Firm was founded in 1722. We have seen the real estate industry through wars, recessions, bubbles and innovations.

Today, the industry moves faster than ever with technology playing a part in almost every aspect of a real estate transaction and we have the resources to move with it. We have extensive experience in both commercial and residential property transactions and have advised on almost every type of property, including large agricultural holdings, luxury penthouse apartments, hotels, private rental, senior living schemes, offices and shopping centres.

We are able to assist with virtually any real estate matter, so whether you are buying or selling your own residence, acquiring or disposing of an investment asset or developing a new office we have the right people to give you the right advice. 

Who can we help?

Developers Real estate development is becoming ever more challenging. We can guide you through the increasing complexity of legislation and changing policies to ensure your development matters run smoothly. Read more Funders & Banks We understand the competitive nature of the financial sector and value the distinct requirements of both our lending and borrowing clients. The specialist knowledge of our real estate finance lawyers will ensure you achieve your goals. Read more Hotels & Leisure The hotels & leisure market is facing difficult times. We leverage our expansive real estate knowledge to provide truly informed advice to help you navigate the challenges of good times and bad. Read more Landlords & Investors Landlords not only need to deal with the day to day issues of managing tenants and leases, but also need to consider factors from environmental issues to changing legislation. Our leading real estate team can advise you on the effective management of your properties or investment. Read more Residential Property Buyers & Sellers Our market leading residential property team will guide you through the complex and often fast paced process of buying and selling prime urban and country residential properties. We ensure that your aims are understood and target deadlines are met. Read more Real Estate Businesses Real Estate businesses need expert advice. Our specialist teams have the experience to advise you whether you are a commercial or residential property developer, a property investment company, landed estate or agricultural company. Read more Tenants & Occupiers Whether you are entering or exiting your lease or have a dispute with your landlord, our long history in supporting clients in real estate means we are well-placed to partner with you on a range of tenant and occupier issues. Read more Urban Estates Urban estates form the heart of many of our cities. Our extensive experience in providing long-term strategic guidance and advice on the development and maintenance of urban estates in London and across the UK, makes us perfectly placed to help you. Read more View more