Our work encompasses investment projects, business acquisitions, disposals and re-structurings as well as landlord and tenant, development work and financing. We collaborate with our clients to better understand their businesses and objectives in order to refine their real estate strategy and deliver advice that is tailored to their commercial needs.

Real estate is undergoing unprecedented change as new technologies revolutionise the way it is designed, valued and used. With our market-leading technology practice, our real estate lawyers are uniquely positioned to advise clients on the opportunities presented by the technologies revolutionising the real estate landscape and shaping its future.

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Teresa Edmund - Partner

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Experience

Acting for a UK pension fund for nearly 40 years in respect of both its directly and indirectly held real estate investments.  In addition to advising on acquisitions, disposals and interim asset management issues, we have also advised on the most tax efficient way of exploiting its real estate assets in joint ventures with both residential and office developers. 

Providing real estate advice and transactional support to the largest of the four Inns of Court of London with an estate comprising 350,000 square feet of accommodation over an 11 acre site.

Advising on the structuring, establishment management and subsequent closure of the a £200m sector-specific closed ended vehicle on behalf of a syndicate of institutional investors.

Acting for a global photographic brand for over 40 years in connection with its real estate holdings including a range of development and regeneration projects.  We most recently advised them in relation to a long term project with Land Securities for the phased disposal and redevelopment of a 60 acre manufacturing site.

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What others say

“‘Very professional’ head of practice Teresa Edmund operates across a range of sectors including TMT, life sciences and garden-centre retail; in the latter area she advised Blue Diamond on the acquisition of the land and assets of Harlow Garden Centre. Edmund was also active for key client The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, which she advised on the re-development and pre-letting of 11 Stone Buildings to Edwin Coe LLP.”

Legal 500 2017

“Bristows LLP provides ‘consistently high-quality service’ and ‘works hard to understand its client’s objectives’”.

Legal 500 2019/2018

Recent rankings and awards

Real Estate: Commercial property - General / Investment 
Legal 500 2017

Real Estate: Lower Mid-Market (London) - Noted Firm
Chambers and Partners 2015