Martin Elliott > Linklaters LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Real estate.


Martin is a senior real estate partner who advises on commercial property work of all types He has particular knowledge of development-related work for both developers and investors, including transactions involving the development and acquisition of designer outlet centres.

Martin also has considerable experience of real estate transactions involving shopping centre and retail, office and mixed use development. Additionally, Martin advises on corporate transactions involving real estate assets, together with corporate flotations, acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures.

Work Highlights:

Martin has led on many of the market’s major commercial real estate deals. Highlights include advising:

  • Lend Lease on the £696m sale of its 30% interest in the Bluewater Shopping Centre to Land Securities
  • Lend Lease on the sale of its interest in the Chapelfield Shopping Centre in Norwich to Capital Shopping Centres for £260m
  • The Leadenhall Building EC3 (The “Cheesegrater”) – development and key letting of major parts of the building development and letting of premises 1- 8 Merry Hill and sale, in Brierley Hill near Dudley, West Midlands
  • Printworks Manchester – development, letting and sale of innovative City Centre leisure development


Articled clerk Linklaters 1977-79; assistant solicitor 1979-85; partner 1985.


Land Law committee of the City of London Law Society


Oxford University (1976 BA Law).