Mehar Patel > Shoosmiths LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP
PO15 7AG

Work Department

Real Estate


Mehar Patel is a Partner in Shoosmiths’ Real Estate team, specialising in property finance, development, landlord and tenant work, and portfolio management. He has a wide experience of dealing with large-scale property financing across multiple property portfolios acting for banks, non-bank lenders, mezzanine lenders, funds, and borrowers.

Mehar also has a range of experience across a broad spectrum of property types, acting for developers, local authorities, landlords and tenants, and investment acquisitions and disposals of real estate assets for funds. In addition, he is well versed in providing corporate support in company and business acquisitions, equity injections/withdrawals and sales.


Mehar joined Shoosmiths from an in-house role at a large fin-tech finance provider where he was Head of Legal, dealing with a variety of different legal, regulatory and operational issues, giving him a broad commercial and client-focused skillset.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Hampshire

(Next Generation Partners)

Mehar Patel Shoosmiths LLP

The commercial property team at Shoosmiths LLP handles transactions and advisory matters for investors, developers, corporates and public sector organisations at both a regional and national level. The firm boasts a growing foothold in the retirement-living development market, while the arrival of Sara Hampson from Laytons LLP strengthens its expertise in residential and mixed-use projects. Practice head Joanne McGuiness is noted for her rail infrastructure and regeneration credentials, acting on behalf of key public and private-sector stakeholders. Mehar Patel concentrates on property finance mandates, especially on behalf of education-sector occupiers. Principal associate Jessica Ready fields a range of investment and commercial development instructions. All named lawyers are based in Solent.