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UK Real Estate

The UK property market continues to attract investors looking to boost their portfolios in up-market housing, off-plan apartments, offices, hotels and retail units to warehouses industrial building.

It is not difficult to see why property in the UK, particularly London, is increasingly becoming the cornerstone of investment portfolios for global investors seeking assets that will provide long-term stable income and the potential for capital gains.

In 2010, Collas Crill became the first offshore law firm in the Channel Islands to establish a dedicated UK Real Estate Practice. We have since continued to lead the field, earning a Band 1 ranking from both Chambers UK and Legal 500. Chambers describes our UK Real Estate Practice as, providing “consistently excellent service, with sage and timely advice” and by clients as having “a pragmatic, client friendly approach, but with the expertise to deal with complex transactional work whether acting for a bank or a private client.”

No matter what property asset types our clients require, our UK Real Estate team is highly experienced in dealing with the broad range of commercial and residential real estate available to investors. We bring city standards of service delivered from offshore in relation to individual investment properties as well as all sizes of real estate portfolios.

From our base in the Channel Islands we work closely with our corporate colleagues who advise on the ideal investment vehicles, ensuring that our clients benefit from the knowledge and expertise of our specialists across the firm. Consequently, our clients can rest assured that their investments into the UK property market are completed in the most efficient manner, offering the most effective and practical structuring solutions.

Collas Crill enjoys a strong culture of cooperation and mutual support between its various specialist practice areas. This means that a client of our UK Real Estate Practice can be assured of excellent support for all of their legal needs. In particular, we work closely with our Corporate & Commercial Practice on real estate funds, corporate structures and joint ventures, our Banking & Finance Practice for real estate finance and our Fiduciary Team for trust and foundation structuring and restructuring.

A pragmatic, client friendly approach, but with the expertise to deal with complex transactional work whether acting for a bank or a private client. - Acritas Client Survey

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