Jane Edwarde > Slaughter and May > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Slaughter and May
ONE BUNHILL ROW
LONDON
EC1Y 8YY
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Real estate

Position

Partner; Jane is head of the real estate team. She advises in relation to all aspects of real estate including acquisitions, disposals, development, planning, leasing, financing and the real estate aspects of corporate transactions. Jane is qualified in England and Wales and in Scotland.

Career

Trained with Bird Semple in Glasgow and Edinburgh (1997-1999); on qualification worked in commercial property in the Glasgow office until February 2001. Jane moved to Slaughter and May in 2001 and requalified. Partner since 2006.

Languages

French, German.

Education

Hutchesons’ Grammar School, Glasgow; Glasgow University (1996 LLB Hons 2(1)); Diploma in Legal Practice with Distinction (1997); Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test A with Distinction (2001).

Leisure

Running, skiing, swimming.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: development

(Hall of Fame)

Jane EdwardeSlaughter and May

Praised for providing ‘a competitive edge in real estate deals’, magic circle firm Slaughter and May is instructed on all types of direct and indirect investment, frequently acting on large portfolio transactions in addition to those with cross-border elements. The ‘first-class‘ team, which has ‘a reputation for excellence‘, is also a strong player in the development field, working closely with its construction, planning, finance and environmental colleagues to serve as one-stop destination for major projects. It is also active in the corporate occupier space where it leverages a long-standing reputation as a go-to name for headquarter moves and developments and has also recently handled an array of CVA, rent payment agreement, regearing leases and restructuring matters owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Jane Edwarde serves as practice head; she has first-rate expertise in relation to sports stadiums, advising both Arsenal and Everton FC on projects at their respective stadiums in recent years. Further key names include John Nevin, who has ‘excellent business sense and a keen understanding of the law’, as well as senior counsel Simon Bartle, who is ‘adept in navigating through complex transactions’.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Praised for providing ‘a competitive edge in real estate deals’, magic circle firm Slaughter and May is instructed on all types of direct and indirect investment, frequently acting on large portfolio transactions in addition to those with cross-border elements. The ‘first-class‘ team, which has ‘a reputation for excellence‘, is also a strong player in the development field, working closely with its construction, planning, finance and environmental colleagues to serve as one-stop destination for major projects. It is also active in the corporate occupier space where it leverages a long-standing reputation as a go-to name for headquarter moves and developments and has also recently handled an array of CVA, rent payment agreement, regearing leases and restructuring matters owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Jane Edwarde serves as practice head; she has first-rate expertise in relation to sports stadiums, advising both Arsenal and Everton FC on projects at their respective stadiums in recent years. Further key names include John Nevin, who has ‘excellent business sense and a keen understanding of the law’, as well as senior counsel Simon Bartle, who is ‘adept in navigating through complex transactions’.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: investment

Praised for providing ‘a competitive edge in real estate deals’, magic circle firm Slaughter and May is instructed on all types of direct and indirect investment, frequently acting on large portfolio transactions in addition to those with cross-border elements. The ‘first-class‘ team, which has ‘a reputation for excellence‘, is also a strong player in the development field, working closely with its construction, planning, finance and environmental colleagues to serve as one-stop destination for major projects. It is also active in the corporate occupier space where it leverages a long-standing reputation as a go-to name for headquarter moves and developments and has also recently handled an array of CVA, rent payment agreement, regearing leases and restructuring matters owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Jane Edwarde serves as practice head; she has first-rate expertise in relation to sports stadiums, advising both Arsenal and Everton FC on projects at their respective stadiums in recent years. Further key names include John Nevin, who has ‘excellent business sense and a keen understanding of the law’, as well as senior counsel Simon Bartle, who is ‘adept in navigating through complex transactions’.