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DKLM Solicitors
City House
3 Cranwood Street

Real estate > Property finance Tier 7

The real estate finance team at DKLM Solicitors is jointly led by Rupika Dawda, Mohi Uddin and Philip Li. The practice supports high-net-worth  individuals and families, as well as domestic owner-managed businesses and commercial clients. The team handles refinancings, acquisitions and development financing mandates, especially for bridging finance companies.

Practice head(s):


‘The team is highly professional with an in-depth understanding of complex transactions, multi-purchases and portfolio take overs. Billing is fair for the extremely high standard of work. The team is also well diversified.’

‘DKLM not only provide a thorough and knowledgeable legal perspective on matters, but uniquely, also keep their eye on the commercial implications. It is refreshing to work with a group of excellent property finance solicitors who can come up with innovative and creative solutions.’

‘DKLM are practical, professional and affordable. They provide a tailored service with experienced partners. They have resources from which they can draw even in the most complicated scenarios.’

‘DKLM LLP are a go-to firm for lending work. They never fail to deliver in terms of the quality of their legal advice or speed – not only are they incredibly efficient, but they are diligent and a very commercially aware law firm.’

‘Mohi Uddin is always on hand day and night, making the relationship solid.’                        

‘Whatever matter has been presented to Rupika Dawda, she deals with in a very efficient manner. She is always on hand and accessible, and a solution is always put forward.’

Rupika Dawda is a phenomenal lawyer, and it is her commercial awareness that makes her stand out from the crowd. She is able to give real, practical advice in relation to the risks business face and she believes in getting the deal done.’

‘Philip Li is highly focused and is always going the extra mile.’

Key clients


Redsky Homes Limited

Pluto Investments Limited

Market Financial Solutions Limited



Fraser Morgan Limited

PGI Properties Limited

Premium Quality Foods Limited

Tulip Hotels & Real Estate Limited

Avocado Developments Limited

Quintas Investments Limited

Kimberley Property Investment Limited

Bellevue Mortlakes

Work highlights

  • Acted for a lender in providing an £11m facility on behalf of KSEYE Capital LLP to a client whose ultimate beneficiaries were based in India.
  • Acted for a client on the purchase of a portfolio of 11 properties at auction for £2.9m.
  • Acted for Fraser Morgan on the development finance of a large site which involved creating 64 leases which were then charged as security for the development finance.