Corporate Real Estate and Funds
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is recognised as one of the market leaders in corporate real estate and investment funds. As part of the number one ranked Real Estate Sector team in the UK we ensure a full service from “cradle to grave”, supporting clients from the inception and structuring of investment funds to capital raising, operation, regulatory compliance, restructuring and exit strategies including indirect real estate M&A representing both managers and investors, including corporate and government pension plans, retirement systems, foundations and sovereign wealth funds in negotiating investments in alternative assets and funds, giving us insight into the issues faced on both sides of the investment table.
We act for several of the most active fund managers and have well-established capabilities across a variety of alternative investment sectors in the funds sector, including private equity, real estate, credit and venture capital funds, series trusts and other open-ended and closed-ended alternative investment vehicles, specialising in the real estate sector.
Our team have been ranked for 17 years by leading legal directory Chambers & Partners.
"The funds team is able to simplify the complex and be constructive and commercial." Chambers & Partners 2023
"Exceptional market knowledge from a legal perspective but also from an investor’s position is unsurpassed. Innovations include excellent networking initiatives and a willingness to role sleeves up on industry lobbying initiatives.” Legal 500 2023
"The lawyers at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner are market leaders. They have intimate knowledge of the latest transactions, as well as extensive technical and negotiating skills." Chambers & Partners 2023
‘The BCLP real estate funds team are extremely knowledgeable across the full spectrum of onshore and offshore investment vehicles including limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, unit trusts and authorised open-ended funds. They effectively leverage the firm’s multidisciplinary real estate expertise to deliver great results for clients. I view them as a top-tier real estate funds practice.’ Legal 500 2023
‘Our relationship partner is smart and responsive to our real estate fund needs. We have a collaborative relationship, from the conceptual discussions regarding new fund opportunities through to the detailed drafting and negotiation of documentation with multiple investors.’ Legal 500 2023