Clive Pearce > Freeths LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Freeths LLP

Work Department

Clive has more than ten years experience in commercial and mixed use real estate. He deals with a range of commercial real estate work, with an emphasis on complex development projects, real estate finance and regeneration acting for developers, occupiers and funds.

Clive is the lead real estate lawyer for the London Borough of Newham. He has recently advised the Borough on the disposal of its shared interest in the Crystal building and acquisition of an adjoining development site from the GLA. This had a deal value in excess of £29 million.

In addition he has, in the last year, acted for Guildford Borough Council on its £22.65 million acquisition of a fully tenanted office building known as Wey House in Guildford. Clive also led the real estate aspects of a £20 million debt refinancing of a large industrial portfolio for GAM International Management Limited and Zurich Assurance Limited.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Local government

A substantial offering at Freeths LLP comprises numerous offices around the country that advise on a broad range of development and regeneration projects, including mixed-use constructions, shopping centres and investment transactions. It provides planning, environment and real estate expertise in these areas, and more broadly also advises on areas such as tax and property litigation. Nathan Holden is a key contact in Birmingham and Stephen Pearson is noted for his broad expertise, which includes employment law. Some of the key team members include Ian Rowson and Clive Pearce for real estate, and Robert Bruce and Jennifer Roe for planning.