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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, Balraj Birdi, London EC2V, ENGLAND

Balraj Birdi

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Balraj is a specialist residential property advisor to a wide range of clients including real estate investors, developers, high net worth individuals, banks and institutions. He has particular experience of international clients and working closely with them and their professional advisors. Balraj provides diligent and commercially sound advice with strong emphasis on progressing deals efficiently and quickly.

He has extensive experience of high-value residential property transactions, predominantly in the Central London area, including acquisitions, development, disposals and finance. He specialises in residential landlord and tenant matters with particular expertise in leasehold enfranchisement, mixed use properties and residential tenancies.

He has acted on numerous high level transactions including:

• advising an institutional funder in relation to rights of first refusal and collective enfranchisement structuring, bulk unit sales and sub-sales for a mixed use development scheme with a value in excess of £520 million;

• the investment property portfolio acquisitions on the Cadogan and Grosvenor Estates for the first residential unit trust property fund with a combined value in excess of £50 million;

• the successful development and disposals of 35 luxury apartments in Marylebone involving one of the landed Central London estates with a value in excess of £110 million;

• the acquisition and disposals of apartments and houses in prime London locations including the One Hyde Park development in Knightsbridge;

• securing 90 year statutory lease extensions to numerous residential leasehold properties on the prestigious Grosvenor, Cadogan and Wellcome Trust Estates;

• acquisitions and disposals of houses and blocks of flats in Mayfair and St Johns Wood by way of leasehold enfranchisement.

Balraj is currently acting for a developer in relation to a prime London residential development of 90+ luxury apartments with a value in excess of £900 million and manages one of the landed prime London estates.


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Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu

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