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Lee Medlock, Partner

Lee is Head of the Real Estate Group and has a wealth of experience acting for a range of real estate investors, developers and occupiers.


Lee is Head of the Real Estate Group at Charles Russell Speechlys. His real estate clients include investors, developers and occupiers. Lee also advises on a number of private equity backed businesses, particularly in the leisure and hospitality sectors, on their real estate requirements. Longstanding clients include Stonegate Pub Company, Howard de Walden and Janus Henderson.

Lee’s clients value his partner led approach, specialist knowledge and expertise. Lee regularly works alongside ‘magic circle’ and large US law firms providing specialist real estate advice and input on transactions where there is no ‘in-house’ capacity.

Lee is admitted to practise in England and Wales. 


  • Acting for TDR Capital on its purchase of David Lloyd Clubs.
  • Acting for David Lloyd Clubs on a large sale and leaseback transaction with M&G (this transaction was shortlisted for ‘Deal of the Year’ – Property Week Awards 2017).
  • Acting for longstanding client Stonegate Pub Company Limited on all of their real estate transactions, since the company was established in 2010, including its purchase of operator Bar Fever and Pub Operator Ei.
  • Acting for Henderson Global Investors and TH Real Estate on both its operational office portfolio and investment/development matters.