One of the leading Real Estate practices, top ranked by Chambers UK 2021
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 100 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.
The purchase or sale of a high value home requires expert legal advice to manage the complexities involved. Our lawyers are dedicated to sharing their knowledge to enable you to navigate the legal practicalities of buying and selling high value assets. We will support you through every stage of the process, and with the largest dedicated Residential Property team in London, we have the strength to do this. Visit our Hub to learn more.
Commercial rent recovery restrictions extended to 31 March 2021 and review of commercial landlord and tenant legislation to be launched
Further to our update in September, last week the government announced that it will be further extending the forfeiture moratorium deadline, as well as the timeframe on restrictions on a landlord’s right to exercise CRAR and issue winding up petitions.
3 November 2020
Forsters acts for Menta Regeneration in relation to a £250 million regeneration project adjacent to East Croydon Station
Forsters is delighted to have acted for Menta Regeneration in relation to the forward funding of two 25 storey towers comprising 338 flats and ancillary commercial space, funded by Menta and Mitsubishi Estate London, alongside the funding of 118 affordable housing units to be owned and managed by housing association Clarion.
20 October 2020
Forsters has advised longstanding client The Mercers’ Company on the £12million redevelopment and letting of part of its historic estate at Frederick’s Place in the City of London Guildhall Conservation Area.
The Government has published its White Paper setting out far reaching proposals to reform the planning system with the aim to simplify, speed up and create more certainty in the planning process.
A list of key terminology and concepts relevant to corporate occupiers of UK real estate with their plain English explanations.