Melville Rodrigues, Partner
Melville advises on UK real estate transactions as well as on the establishment and operation of funds: established in the UK and elsewhere.
AboutMelville services clients in formalising UK real estate transactions and also in relation to funds. The transactions include the acquisition, management and disposals of UK commercial real estate, as well as on the development of the real estate. The clients range from private to institutional investors, whether domestic or based outside the UK.
Melville also advises the promotion, establishment and operation of funds and other indirect investment vehicles: the clients being fund managers, investors or other service providers. His particular experience is with funds holding real estate in the UK or elsewhere on a cross-border basis.
Melville is active within real estate and fund industry organisations, and is a regular contributor to the real estate press.
Melville is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising acquisition with debt finance and sale of high value UK commercial real estate investments.
- Advising on the promotion and establishment of funds holding real estate investments in the UK and on a Pan-European basis.
- Advising on formalising secondary trades in units held in closed ended real estate funds: units held by institutional investors.
- Advising on the scope and application of AIFMD and other regulations affecting real estate funds established in the UK
News & Insights
Melville Rodrigues writes for IPE Real Assets on the UK's need for a new fund structure
Pooling targets the fast lane
Melville Rodrigues considers the Government’s LGPS guidance on pooling, and implications for real estate mandates.
Charles Russell Speechlys cautiously welcomes the Government response to the UK Limited Partnership Law Form Consultation
The Department for BEIS has published its response to the April 2018 Consultation on the reform of UKLP law.