Real Estate


The global real estate market is dynamic and complex. To navigate this challenging and fast-moving industry, you require responsive legal advisers with an in-depth knowledge of both international and local markets.

Gowling WLG offers you the service and track record you demand. With almost 400 professionals based in offices around the world, we have the specialist advice and broad expertise you need to succeed in any aspect of a real estate transaction.

We work with leading real estate clients from major listed companies to smaller businesses. Our lawyers act as an extension of our clients, with pragmatism and commerciality being central to our approach. In the past year alone, we've advised on real estate deals with a value of over £6 billion, and on over 15,000 transactions.

Fully integrated, we offer real estate services across our offices in Canada, the UK and in countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Whatever the matter, we deliver a quality service that enables you to derive maximum value from your transactions and resolve your real estate issues quickly and efficiently.

Because every job is different, every team we build is different. Your needs will be matched with the right expert in the right location. At all times, we look to reduce your costs by using our people who work outside higher cost centres, and by utilising innovative proprietary systems for the delivery of legal services.

The areas we cover include:

  • Purchase/sale
  • Development
  • Leasing/landlord and tenant
  • Financing/lending
  • Disputes/property litigation
  • Planning and zoning

We also have a dedicated team that focuses on providing property advice in relation to specialist corporate and projects transactions, and ensures that properties are transferred efficiently as part of any deal.

Recognised by both peers and clients for our work, you won't find a better partner for your real estate issues. Please get in touch with any member of the Gowling WLG team to discuss how we can help you.