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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

1 WOOD STREET, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON, EC2V 7WS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7919 4500
Fax:
Fax 020 7919 4919
DX:
154280 CHEAPSIDE 8
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Nicholas Bartlett

Tel:
Work +44 207 919 4570
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Nicholas is a partner and Head of Real Estate Investment based in our London office. He specialises in international real estate investment, real estate finance and transaction structuring.

Nicholas has a broad range of experience in technically demanding transactions and an aptitude for commercial negotiations. He regularly takes the lead on difficult transactions and delivers a service which our clients value.

Nicholas advises a variety of investors including sovereign funds, UK and overseas pension funds, high net worth individuals and property companies. He has specific expertise in indirect real estate, structuring and transacting complex portfolios and has recently advised a sovereign investor on the purchase of over 30 properties across five jurisdictions in Europe at a value of over 2bn euros. In this instance he personally led the team and delivered a pan European service to our client which was very well received.

Nicholas also advises on the development and financing of real estate assets and is currently retained in respect of the financing and development of some of London's landmark buildings and projects.

Nicholas leads our real estate related IT initiatives and was part of a very small group that created the PISCES/OSCRE data schema that allows our systems to share property management and letting information electronically with clients' agents and their other service providers.

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Position

Partner


London: Real estate

Commercial property

Within: Commercial property

‘Uber impressive in every aspect of its real estate service’, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP advises inward investors, REITs and major institutional players on development projects and large single asset and portfolio investment transactions. In the student housing space, Nicholas Bartlett advised LetterOne on the £870m sale of a portfolio of student housing to iQ, which represented 5% of the student housing market in London. Richard Lampert acted for Avanton in connection with the site assembly for a mixed-use development at Old Kent Road, including the pre-sale of social housing units to A2Dominion. Additionally, Angus Ford assisted Grainger with its purchase of 234 units of a PRS scheme in Sheffield. Lee Jackson advised China Cinda Asset Management on its £500m acquisition of a portfolio of 26 UK-based hotels from Bain Capital. The team is well-known in the hotel and leisure space, where Susan Samuel acted for Hilton Worldwide in relation to the sale of three Hilton hotels and the negotiation of a franchise agreement with the client’s landlord for those hotels. Samuel also advised Yum! Brands on the refranchising of 200 UK KFC stores, which involved the transfer of title to 14 separate franchisees. The group has also been involved in a number of headline letting transactions, which included department head Bruce Dear advising Facebook UK on the lease arrangements for its new West End HQ, and Tom Goldsmith acting for Expedia in relation to the high-value tripartite lease agreement for its new European HQ in Islington. Similarly, Dear advised KPMG on the sale and leaseback of its Canary Wharf HQ, while landlord instructions included acting for Blackstone on the complete letting arrangements for the Adelphi Building in London’s West End.

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