Tax legal advice for commercial and residential real estate 

Despite the potential impact of economic turmoil on the level of activity within the real estate market, demand for tax advice remains. Alongside this comes an ever-increasing number of complex tax rules and regimes to navigate.

Our Real Estate Tax team combines technical expertise and strong sector knowledge, providing commercially led advice and structuring solutions. We identify and address issues early on and will provide you with commercial tax solutions.

They provide a great service, and the advice is detailed but commercial.

Chambers and Partners

How we can help you

We can support you with all the legal aspects of real estate tax, in both the commercial and residential sector, including:

  • tax structuring advice on real estate transactions 
  • fund structuring 
  • project structures
  • joint ventures
  • partnerships
  • collaboration agreements
  • transactional support on real estate and corporate acquisitions and disposals
  • VAT
  • land transfer taxes advice and planning

Expertise in both the commercial and residential sector 

We provide full service tax advice and support on commercial property transactions and structuring across a range of asset classes. In addition to the commercial real estate sector, the residential sector is blossoming and presents opportunities for investors across the globe. We have particular strength and experience in advising on structures and transactions involving property within the residential sector. This includes build to rent, build to sell, student accommodation, affordable housing and care homes.

Our real estate tax lawyers

With real estate tax expertise across all our European jurisdictions, we act for a range of clients including investment funds, banks, landowners, developers and occupiers.

Our tax lawyers work as part of an integrated built environment sector team. The team comprises lawyers with a range of specialisms, including real estate, projects, funds and corporate law, so we can support you on all aspects of your project.


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