"Strength and expertise", The Legal 500
We work in close collaboration with our clients and their other advisors to drive forward real estate transactions to successful completion. Our lawyers are focused on providing clear and succinct advice, not just giving a legal opinion. It is our energy, tenacity and genuine interest in our clients' businesses that give Forsters a unique edge.
Real estate, in all of its various forms, sits at the heart of the Forsters business – it is the sector on which the firm was founded and is our largest practice area. With over 90 lawyers specialising solely in real estate, we are well positioned to guide our clients through every situation whether it be an acquisition, disposal, development or property dispute. We work with our clients, ranging from real estate funds to overseas investors across all sectors including commercial property, residential, hotels, retail, industrial and landed estates.
A question which has been considered by many landlords, tenants and advisors over the past few months but for which we now have the answer courtesy of HMRC.
The Law Commission has published its three key proposals for home ownership reform with a firm focus on re-invigorating the largely ignored form of commonhold ownership.
Forsters and UK Israel Business host Real Estate Breakfast event on investment, development and financing
On 7 July Forsters and UK Israel Business hosted an online Real Estate Breakfast event to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the commercial and residential UK markets, with particular regard to investments, development and financing.
Covid-19 and commercial property rent recovery: new code of practice and restrictions on remedies to be extended
On 19 June 2020, the Government published the Code of Practice for commercial property relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic ("the Code"). The Code was drafted by a Working Party comprising landlord and tenant representative bodies.
With substantial sums still outstanding for the March Quarter, landlords face an even tougher battle collecting rents for the coming June Quarter. This Guide looks at the options likely to be available in light of Government action to date and future likely restrictions.