Forsters has advised new client, Ardstone UK Regional Office Fund, managed by Ardstone Capital, on the acquisition of a newly refurbished office building in central Bristol from Loxton Developments.Read more
Forsters has advised Retail Plus Property Trust, a Jersey Unit Trust managed by Rockspring Property Investment Managers, on the property aspects of the sale of a portfolio of high street investment properties.Read more
Forsters LLP, one of London’s leading real estate law firms, has appointed Helen Streeton as a partner in its Commercial Real Estate practice. She will be joining the firm on 1 December 2015.Read more
As the Rugby World Cup ends, our 2015/16 graduate recruitment campaign begins! It kicks off this month with applications opening for the 2016 summer vacation scheme and our training contracts commencing in September 2018.Read more
Following the liquidation of Kids Company their Urban Academy at a property in SE1 was taken over and secured by the Official Receiver in its capacity as liquidator.Read more
Forsters has advised a fund managed by LaSalle Investment Management (LaSalle) on the letting of a four-storey retail property in Oxford.Read more
Forsters has acted on behalf of a fund managed by LaSalle Investment Management (LaSalle) on the £42 million forward funding of the first phase of an 110,000 sq ft radiotherapy centre.Read more
Forsters has recently completed three leases of newly refurbished offices at 55 King William Street, EC4.
Located at the junction of Gracechurch Street, Cannon Street and Eastcheap, the office building is situated in the heart of the City of London’s financial and insurance districts.Read more
Forsters has acted on behalf of real estate investment and development advisor, Investra Capital, in relation to the development of a 120-bed hotel in Ealing.Read more
Last night Bankside Gallery was the setting for the 2015 eprivateclient and Cazenove Capital Management's Top 35 Under 35 champagne reception.Read more
Forsters has advised a pension fund managed by LaSalle Investment Management on the sale of the headquarters of restaurant and pubs giant Mitchells & Butler Plc.Read more
Forsters has advised online money transfer business WorldRemit Limited on the letting of the second floor at Land Securities' striking new development.Read more
Longstanding client LXB Retail Properties Plc ("LXB") has announced news of various transactions relating to its real estate interests in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.Read more
Forsters' Commercial Real Estate and Corporate teams have advised a fund managed by Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) in relation to its joint venture with developer Urbanwise.Read more
Forsters has advised a fund managed by CBRE Global Investors (CBREi) on the acquisition of a newly-built Premier Inn hotel in central Basingstoke for £7.6 million.Read more
Forsters is pleased to announce the appointment of new partner Benedict (Ben) Walton who is joining the Dispute Resolution team.Read more
Forsters' construction and commercial real estate teams have been advising BA Pension Fund in relation to their 70-acre Central M40 industrial warehouse scheme in Banbury.Read more
Forsters has advised logistics and industrial property specialists, Evander Properties Limited, and longstanding client BA Pension Fund in relation to the disposal of a Waitrose distribution centre at Matrix Park in Chorley.Read more
Recent cases have shown the courts increasingly prepared to uphold pre-nuptial agreements unless it is clear that the arrangements agreed do not meet the financial needs of one party or the other. Forsters' Family team bring extensive experience, knowledge and understanding to the crafting and negotiation of pre-nuptial agreements which address the unique requirements of every case in a way that is sensitive to the practical and emotional issues involved.Read more
Forsters has advised warehouse and business space sector leaders Canmoor in relation to the disposal of two significant regional business parks in Leeds and Birmingham.
Lawnswood Business Park in Leeds has been sold to Centurion Capital Partners, a joint venture between Centurion Properties and ICG-Longbow, for £17.25 million.Read more
An important Court of Appeal decision was handed down yesterday, generating headlines such as "Your will can be ignored, say judges". How concerned should will-writers be?Read more
Forsters has acted on behalf of a fund managed by LaSalle Investment Management on the acquisition of Maybrook House.Read more
Fosters is pleased to announce that the Private Client team have been shortlisted as finalists for the prestigious STEP Awards 2015/16.Read more
Magnus Hassett discusses the importance of clarity and attention to detail, both in terms of complying with regulations and when writing notices and contracts.Download PDF
Forsters has advised a fund managed by Savills Investment Management (formerly Cordea Savills) in relation to the acquisition of the Callis Yard site in Woolwich, South-East London.Read more
Forsters has advised Canmoor and Prospect First Limited in respect of three significant lettings at the newly refurbished 180,000 square foot landmark office building, the Interchange in Croydon.Read more
Forsters has advised longstanding client professional information solutions provider, Reed Elsevier Group plc, recently renamed RELX Group.
Forsters provided advice in relation to two recent City of London lettings to accommodate its business growth.Read more
Forsters has acted on behalf of British Airways Pension Fund in relation to the sale of Langley Business Park in Slough to a pension fund managed by Standard Life Investments.
The multi-let business park, which comprises 9 units providing in excess of 89,000 sq ft of floor space, was sold for £16.5 million.Read more
Forsters has advised Canmoor, in respect of the letting of 27,000 sq. ft at Birmingham Business Park to the WM Housing Group, one of the largest social housing businesses in the West Midlands.Read more
Leading Private Client law firm Forsters LLP is pleased to announce that it has been recognised at the recent WealthBriefing European Awards 2015. The Family team, led by partner Shona Alexander, has been awarded Family Legal Team of the Year.Read more
Forsters Family team is this week (April 2015) participating in the forthcoming European WealthBriefing Awards 2015.
The team has been shortlisted in the Family Law Team of the year category.Download PDF
Our new website is one of a series of investments we are making at Forsters during a period of rapid growth for the firm. Other investments include the refurbishment of the firm's Mayfair office buildings, a 30% expansion in office space and a 20% increase in headcount over the last twelve months.Read more
Leading real estate law firm Forsters, is pleased to announce the promotion of residential property expert, Helen Marsh to partner.
Helen joined the Forsters residential team in 2014, having previously been at Farrer & Co. She has extensive experience in dealing with all aspects of residential property including development, conveyancing and secured lending.Read more
Forsters has advised Rockspring Property Investment Managers on the sale of Fox Court, London WC1 for a purchase price of £70 million.Read more
Forsters has advised longstanding client, British Airways Pension Fund, in relation to the acquisition of Nottingham's landmark leisure and office complex, the Chapel Quarter. In one of the largest recent commercial property transactions in the city, the 145,000 sq ft complex was acquired for a purchase price in the region of £25 million.Read more
Forsters has advised a pension fund managed by LaSalle Investment Management (LIM) in relation to the forward funding of a student accommodation scheme in the Eastside Locks area of Birmingham for a price in excess of £43 million.
The canal side development will form part of Birmingham's new learning quarter on the former Birmingham Post site.Read more
The importance of dealing with financial matters in a timely manner for divorcing couples has been reinforced by the Supreme Court in a landmark ruling. Five Supreme Court judges have unanimously ruled that an ex wife, Kathleen Wyatt, is entitled to make a financial claim against her millionaire ex husband, Dale Vince, despite their divorce 20 years ago….Read more
Forsters' family team is pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted for the WealthBriefing European Awards 2015.Read more
Forsters has advised Tracemart, a subsidiary of professional information solutions provider, Reed Elsevier Group plc, in relation to its recent office expansion in Cardiff Bay.Read more
Five Forsters' partners will be attending MIPIM 2015.Read more
Forsters has acted on behalf of Rockspring Hanover Unit Trust on the acquisition of Green Lanes Shopping Centre in Barnstaple, Devon from British Land.
The transaction was structured as the acquisition of the units in a Jersey Property Unit Trust (JPUT) together with the acquisition of the shares in the trustee companies for a purchase price of £36.1 million.Read more
In addition to the Firm's ongoing support for Centrepoint (an organisation that works with disadvantaged young people in London), Forsters has made a Christmas donation to three charities: Crisis at Christmas, Shelter and Christian Aid.Read more