Experts in buying and selling investment property
Blake Morgan has a deserved reputation for high-value property investment work, particularly in the London market, but also throughout the whole of the UK.
Our expert investment lawyers consistently demonstrate our exceptional understanding of the UK property market by advising our clients on the impact of property trends and changes in legislation to help them enhance their real estate performance.
Clients value our commercial approach, proven experience and strong negotiating skills as well as our related services including planning, construction, property litigation, corporate and banking. They also value the networks we have created within the sector.
We offer our clients and contacts regular educational and networking events branded under “Developing Connections” which receive excellent market feedback.
Main Areas Of Practice
Our property investment solicitors are highly experienced in dealing with all types of investment property purchases and sales, including:
Our expert investment lawyers provide legal advice on all aspects of investment in office and retail space, industrial property and warehousing.
Our expert investment lawyers advise on a wide range of residential investments.
Our clients are increasingly involved in purchasing investment property via the acquisition of the corporate owner. We provide expert legal advice on all aspects of corporate purchases.
We act for property funds, property companies, public sector bodies, lenders, property entrepreneurs and offshore family investment vehicles. We deliver a service tailored to the demands of our clients and the level of their experience in property investment.
Sale of a retail park in London for a total consideration exceeding £32m, including negotiation of complex documentation needed to split the site into three separate ownerships.
Purchase of a historically significant Grade II listed building in London for £18m, by way of the complicated negotiation of a new 999-year headlease.
The team acted for the Welsh Minsters in the development and acquisition of an 80,000 square foot grade ‘A’ office building in the city centre of Cardiff. We subsequently advised on all the occupational lettings and completed the £21m+ sale of the investment in autumn 2017. It was one of the biggest real estate transactions in Wales that year.
Awards and Accolades
Property & Construction Team of the Year
Stamp Duty Land Tax: Mixed use property, claiming multiple dwellings relief, interaction with the 3% surcharge
The stamp duty land tax (SDLT) treatment of purchases of mixed use property, such as a building with flats over commercial property, is complicated. Where there are a number of...Read More
The Right to Rent Scheme ("the scheme") came into force in England in 2016, we look at it in more detail. Does it discriminate or provide protection? The scheme's original...Read More
Property businesses and Data Protection Compliance: estate agency fined £80,000 for failing to keep tenants’ data safe
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has just announced it is fining estate agency Life at Parliament View Ltd (LPVL) (trading as LiFE Residential) for leaving 18,610 customers' personal data exposed...Read More
Louise Uphill, Senior Associate at Blake Morgan and Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners member, provides guidance on how leaseholders can get to grips with their leases and highlights key clauses...Read More
Telecoms operators can now install and manage telecoms masts on Local Authority land with far less difficulty and cost
Since the new Electronic Communications Code ("the Code") came into force on 28 December 2017, a number of cases have been heard by the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) ("the Tribunal")....Read More