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    Real Estate & Construction Legal Services

The real estate & construction sector is rapidly evolving with numerous challenges ranging from labour and materials shortages to Building and Fire Safety present both opportunities and risks.

Whether you are a business, individual, or governmental entity with needs across the full spectrum of the real estate & construction sector, we will work alongside you to meet your business needs and objectives. Our lawyers work seamlessly and internationally, servicing clients from a ‘one team’ perspective regardless of geography and leveraging specific expertise from our other international offices as and when required. We often advise across borders to deliver projects around the world.

Our international set up enables us to provide round the clock, 24/7, first rate legal advice, which can be scaled up as and when required. This includes locations where we do not have offices - you will have access to leading local law firms selected to match our standards for legal expertise, client service and values.

Specialist lawyers for the construction, real estate & dispute sectors

Our experience in these sectors is broad and deep. Unlike many other law firms, our way of working is collaborative with one construction, real estate and disputes team that sits at the heart of our firm. Whatever your project or goal, our role is to be more than just lawyers but to anticipate your needs, in a long-term, sustainable way. With experience in some of the most challenging and complex assignments, you and your business from the insight and value that provides.

We are genuinely enthusiastic about your exciting projects in this space. We can assist you with advice that spans the full property asset life-cycle, from the planning and development stages to the point of sale.

Who we work with

Our construction, real estate & disputes services

Real Estate Development Law

Real Estate Development

Our lawyers are experienced in all areas of commercial, residential and mixed-use development and will provide practical, timely and innovative advice.

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Occupier Services Lawyers

Occupier Services

Our skilled Occupier Services team has extensive experience of advising companies.

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Financial Services Legal Services

Financial Services

We can give you strategic advice on the regulatory pressures you may be facing and the great opportunities that new markets and models can offer you for growth.

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living sector

Living Sector

Whether you are a living sector developer, owner, investor, a funder, buying or disposing of real estate assets, we take a hands-on approach to get your deal done.

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Real Estate Investment Legal Services

Real Estate Investment

We work proactively with you to handle all aspects of the commercial property investment lifecycle, from acquisition and management to disposal.

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Regeneration & Housebuilders Legal Services

Regeneration & Housebuilders

Our dedicated team of regeneration lawyers is drawn from the core legal disciplines of construction, real estate, planning and corporate.

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Retail, Consumer & Lifestyle Lawyers

Retail, Consumer & Lifestyle

We dedicate ourselves to supporting you throughout your growth journey, and pride ourselves on offering more than just legal support. 

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Office building | Real Estate Finance service

Real Estate Finance

Our team can assist you with advice on funding of domestic and international real estate financings.

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In this edition of Construct.Law you will find articles on a range of issues relating to construction law.

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Building Up

Helping you optimise the potential of your development site.

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Meet our construction, real estate & disputes lawyers

Our awards


They have a depth of knowledge and experience which means they have usually seen it before, and can resolve issues in a practical manner."

Chambers High Net Worth 2023

The team at Charles Russell Speechlys provide a consistently high level of service to Bellway. Having worked closely with us for a number of years they understand our businesses strategic goals, and provide tailored legal and commercial business advice. They are committed to running their firm responsibly and provide commercially savvy legal advice.”

Simon Scougall, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, Bellway Plc
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Construction & Engineering Legal Services

Construction & Engineering

We understand the challenges on large scale construction and engineering projects and can provide you with a personable, highly responsive specialist service.

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Energy & Natural Resources Legal Services

Energy & Natural Resources

Transactions in this sector are often complex and require the wide range of skills and experience we can offer.

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Health & Safety Legal Services

Health & Safety

We are well placed to advise contracting clients on measures that need to be implemented when an incident first arises.

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What's important to you is important to us. Let's talk

If you would like to speak to a member of our Real Estate & Construction team or to find out more about how we work, please get in touch.

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