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Mishcon de Reya LLP
AFRICA HOUSE
70 KINGSWAY
LONDON
WC2B 6AH
England

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Stephen is Chair of the Real Estate department with over 20 years’ experience. His expertise lies in commercial real estate work including high value portfolio acquisitions and disposals, development work, joint ventures and structuring.

He acts for a broad range of UK and overseas clients including Delancey, Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco), Almacantar and The London Business School. His transactions often lead to his involvement with a cross-departmental team providing advice on associated tax, finance and corporate issues.

Recent matters include advising Delancey, Qatari Diar, APG and Oxford Properties on the purchase and long-term management of East Village in east London. The Village, adjacent to the Olympic Park, currently has over 2,800 homes (housing 6,000 people) with around 2,000 more homes planned. Stephen also acts for Capital & Counties Properties PLC in relation to its Covent Garden portfolio.

Career

Trained McKenna & Co; qualified 1995; partner Olswang 2001-08; partner SJ Berwin 2008-10; partner Mishcon de Reya 2010 to date.

Education

Harrogate Grammar School; Manchester University (1993 LLB).

Leisure

Running, golf, wine.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: investment

(Leading individuals)

Stephen HughesMishcon de Reya LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP’s commercial real estate group leverages the expertise of the firm’s property disputes, planning, construction, tax and finance teams to handle high-value, multi-jurisdictional transactions and projects. Praised for its ‘high degree of integrity, thoughtfulness and collaboration’, the practice is noted for its expertise in the build-to-rent, student accommodation and senior living sectors. Team leader Stephen Hughes advises on portfolio acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, as well as regeneration projects, while Edward Hughes-Power handles investment sales and acquisitions in the alternative residential sector. Other key members of the team include Simon Hart, Nick Minkoff and Ian Paul, while Lee Foxcroft joined the firm from Slaughter and May in March 2022.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: development

(Leading individuals)

Stephen Hughes  – Mishcon de Reya LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP’s commercial real estate group leverages the expertise of the firm’s property disputes, planning, construction, tax and finance teams to handle high-value, multi-jurisdictional transactions and projects. Praised for its ‘high degree of integrity, thoughtfulness and collaboration’, the practice is noted for its expertise in the build-to-rent, student accommodation and senior living sectors. Team leader Stephen Hughes advises on portfolio acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, as well as regeneration projects, while Edward Hughes-Power handles investment sales and acquisitions in the alternative residential sector. Other key members of the team include Simon Hart, Nick Minkoff and Ian Paul, while Lee Foxcroft joined the firm from Slaughter and May in March 2022.