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 international and local markets.

Gowling WLG is home to one of the UK's largest real estate practices with a team of more than 275 commercially-minded, innovative and pragmatic lawyers.

We work alongside many of the sector's most successful companies and have helped to deliver numerous high profile projects, advising throughout their lifecycle.


Our clients include: Battersea Project Land Company, Blackstone, Bloor, M J Gleeson, Harbert, Intu, Funds advised by JP Morgan Asset Management, LaSalle IM, The Miller Group, NFU Mutual, Persimmon, Royal London, Sanctuary Housing, Sellar Design+Development, St Modwen, Janus Henderson, Taylor Wimpey, USS and Whitbread.


Winner: Real Estate Team of the Year in The Legal Business Awards 2017.

Nominated as Legal Team of the Year in the Estates Gazette Awards 2017.

Nominated as Property Team of the Year in The British Legal Awards 2016.

Winner: Real Estate Team of the Year in The Legal Business Awards 2015.

Recommended by both Chambers and The Legal 500 as a leading real estate firm.

"Outstanding real estate practice offering the full range of services, and particularly well regarded for its expertise in development and investment matters. Specific expertise in industrial, retail and residential property."
Chambers UK 2017

"Gowling WLG's 'deep experience and senior hands-on approach' makes it a popular choice with clients such as Taylor Wimpey, Miller Developments and St Modwen. The substantial team covers a full range of work, with particular strengths in mixed-use developments, regeneration and investment, especially in shopping centres."
The Legal 500 2016

"Continues to handle high volumes of big-ticket real estate transactions, from investment acquisitions to asset management. Equipped to advise on deals in the student accommodation and private rental sectors, among a variety of other areas."
Chambers UK 2017

The firm is a member of the British Property Federation.