Conrad is a Partner in the corporate practice and head of our Urban Dynamics group - which focusses on the transformation taking place in our global cities and the impact this has on our clients and their businesses, including the Future of Living, the Future of Work, Urban Mobility and Smart Cities.

His work includes acting on private equity fundraisings, private acquisitions and disposals, restructurings and complex joint ventures and partnership arrangements. He has a particular focus on advising on transactions involving real estate and infrastructure assets and portfolios. He also has significant experience of work in the technology sector.

Before qualifying as a lawyer in 2002, Conrad spent five years working in business. He joined Osborne Clarke in 2004 from the London office of US law firm Jones Day and has been a Partner since 2011. He spent a number of years as International head of Osborne Clarke's Real Estate sector and is a regular speaker on matters involving corporate law, technology and real estate.

Work

Moorfield

Advised Moorfield Group on the disposal of The Printworks to BlackRock UK Property Fund for £40m.

Doughty Hanson and Invesco

Advised Doughty Hanson and Invesco Real Estate on the sale of the award-winning Howick Place Development in London.

Student Castle

Advised Student Castle on the disposal of a £330m student accommodation portfolio to CPPIB Liberty Living.

Progressive Digital Media plc

Advised Progressive on its acquisition of the Datamonitor Financial, Datamonitor Consumer, MarketLine and Verdict businesses from Informa plc for £25m.

Galliford Try plc

Advised Galliford Try on the disposal of a £25m shared equity mortgage portfolio to Patron Capital.

Brookfield Logistics

Advised IDI Gazeley (Brookfield Logistics) on its acquisition of a 90% interest in an existing joint venture with CalPERS.

Pramerica

Advised Pramerica Real Estate Investors on a series of acquisitions of UK ground rent portfolios.

City Car Club

Advised shareholders and management on the sale of City Car Club to Enterprise Rent-A-Car Inc.

Urban Dynamics
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