Our real estate tax specialists combine technical expertise and strong sector knowledge, providing commercially led advice and structuring solutions within the Real Estate and Infrastructure sector. Our experience ensures that we provide tax solutions within the commercial context of the matter and spot and address issues early on.

We work as an integrated team with sector colleagues across Osborne Clarke particularly in the real estate, projects, funds and corporate teams.

We act for a range of clients including investment funds, banks, landowners, developers and occupiers. Our work includes: tax structuring advice on financing of transactions, fund formation, project structures, joint ventures, partnerships and collaboration agreements; transactional support on real estate and corporate acquisitions and disposals; and VAT and SDLT / land transfer taxes advice and planning..

We have a particular strength, and wealth of experience, advising on structures and transactions involving property within the residential sector including build to rent, build to sell, student accommodation, affordable housing and care homes.

Experience

Regeneration project

Acting for Vistry Partnerships on the first phase of the Meridian Water project, a large regeneration project in Enfield which will focus on creation of a community, affordable housing for local people, flexible spaces for artists and other creatives and creation of a new station.

Arlington and Equitix

Advised Arlington and Equitix on the joint acquisition of two student bed portfolios for £280M, read more.

InfraRed Capital Partners

Advised InfraRed Capital Partners on UK corporate and tax law aspects of a £250m sale of a portfolio of logistics assets. Read more >

Durham University accommodation deal

Advised leading UK infrastructure manager and developer, Equitix, and global operator and investor in student accommodation, Campus Living Villages, on a joint venture student accommodation development project with Durham University.

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