The way we choose to live continues to change
Urban dynamics is driving change in how people wish to live. And the living arrangements people choose not only have an impact on their lifestyle, but on the community, the environment and on the wider infrastructure. The changes are affecting how residential space is situated, built, financed, traded and tenured. They're also driving greater collaboration between key market players who are increasingly working together to deliver innovative solutions.
Expertise to capture new opportunities
We're advising across all this change. We led the way in Student Accommodation and, more recently, were the first to complete forward-funded BTR deals. We're advising on large, complex and groundbreaking residential-led schemes and, in the background, are working towards making the next innovations in this market a reality.
A fully holistic legal offering
Our team of experts in Living cover real estate, finance, corporate structuring, fund structuring, tax, property litigation, decarbonisation, construction, health and safety, operation models, social impact, digitalisation, energy and sustainability. We have a deep understanding of this market and make complex and innovative deals happen for clients.
Market leading clients
We act for the top housebuilders, market-leading student accommodation providers, global investors, banks, developers, operators, specialist asset managers and digital disrupters, many of whom are the first-movers in this ever-changing market. It's a challenging but rewarding part of the market.
"The OC team treat each client as if they were the only client. For me, this puts them above others. The team have an in-depth knowledge of the residential market."