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Jaskie Chana

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Real Estate; Real Estate & Property Companies; Real Estate Funds.

Position

Jaskie Chana is a Of Counsel at Jones Day. Her practice covers all aspects of general commercial real estate, with an emphasis on prelets/lettings for leading retail and office park landlords, investment acquisitions and disposals within the retail, industrial, and high-end office and residential sectors, related financing and structuring issues, development, and forward funding agreements. A number of transactions that Jaskie has been involved in relate to the acquisition and disposal of joint venture interests such as in unit trusts and co-ownerships. Jaskie's recent experience includes acting for Irish investors on the sale of the Met Quarter Property Unit Trust, which owned the Met Quarter Shopping Centre, Liverpool; acting for London and Stamford on the sale of Racecourse Retail Park (for in excess of £100m); and acting for Generation Estates/Carlyle Group on the acquisition and development of various central London student housing sites. Her other clients include U.K. and Irish property funds/partnerships and trusts such as Alanis Capital, Arlington Business Parks Partnership, Bank of Ireland, British Land PLC, LondonMetric Property, Hercules Unit Trust, and IBRC Assurance as well as a number of private foreign investor syndicates. Jaskie is also involved in pro bono projects with the London Office.

Languages

English, Punjabi.

Member

Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.

Education

The College of Law, Chester (Legal Practice Course 1998); University of Newcastle upon Tyne (LL.B. 1997).


London: Real estate

Commercial property

Within: Commercial property

‚ÄėThorough, flexible and ultra-responsive‚Äô, Jones Day¬†provides ‚Äėgood all-around service‚Äô to a variety of investor clients including private equity funds and REITs, and has experience across a wide range of traditional and alternative real estate assets. A key contact for student accommodation work, David Smith¬†advised Greystar Real Estate Partners on two development site acquisitions at the former Royal Mail sorting office, and is also assisting the client with multiple student accommodation developments in London. Smith also advised Cortland Partners on the formation of a joint venture for the development of PRS properties. The team also has experience in modular construction deals. In the logistics sector, Alistair Grant¬†advised CBRE Global Investors on its ¬£1bn joint venture with Prologis for a logistics property acquisition, which involved corporate and property due diligence for 22 logistics assets and a number of English management companies. In the retail space, the department has advised investors on various strategic shopping centre disposals, which included Suzanne Davis¬†assisting DV4 with the sale of a 50% stake in a Wandsworth shopping centre to Invesco. Further, Stephen Walter¬†and of counsel Jaskie Chana¬†have handled property disposals and letting transactions for British Land Company. Also recommended are of counsel Kirsty Rogerson¬†and David Roberts, who is instructed by REITs including Hansteen Holdings and LondonMetric Property. Alex Millar¬†left for Travers Smith LLP¬†in 2018.

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