Louise Ward > Charles Russell Speechlys LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
5 FLEET PLACE
LONDON
EC4M 7RD
England

Work Department

Private wealth, real estate and construction, sport.

Position

Louise handles general commercial property work, acting for a mix of investors, developers and corporate occupiers across a number of real estate sectors. She has developed particular expertise in advising new entrants to the UK real estate market, for both investment purposes and for their own occupational needs, and of managing large portfolio acquisitions. She also has wide experience of landlord and tenant matters and of project managing overseas transactions and foreign property portfolios. Experience: acted on a first UK acquisition by a Chinese insurer of an £800m trophy London building; acted for BioMed Realty on the acquisition of a multi-let science park with a value of approximately £130m and subsequently on management matters on the park; acted for the purchaser on a corporate-led acquisition and funding of an 80-property portfolio in the sport/leisure sector and co-ordinating the deal team; advised an investment client on the management and eventual £35m sale of a multi-tenanted London office building.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: investment

Led by Lee Medlock, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP offers a ‘one-stop-shop’ service for a mix of investors, commercial developers and corporate occupiers. The group handles complex mixed-use schemes, with particular expertise in joint venture and partnership agreements. The team demonstrates considerable strength in both the logistics and life sciences sectors, with Eddie Richards and Suzi Gatward focusing on the former, while Louise Ward concentrates on the latter. Robin Grove and Alexander Gold are the key names for development work, specialising in regeneration schemes. Sarah Morley leads the office occupiers practice at the firm and focuses on headquarters moves and the rationalisation of space.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: development

Led by Lee Medlock, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP offers a ‘one-stop-shop’ service for a mix of investors, commercial developers and corporate occupiers. The group handles complex mixed-use schemes, with particular expertise in joint venture and partnership agreements. The team demonstrates considerable strength in both the logistics and life sciences sectors, with Eddie Richards and Suzi Gatward focusing on the former, while Louise Ward concentrates on the latter. Robin Grove and Alexander Gold are the key names for development work, specialising in regeneration schemes. Sarah Morley leads the office occupiers practice at the firm and focuses on headquarters moves and the rationalisation of space.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Led by Lee Medlock, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP offers a ‘one-stop-shop’ service for a mix of investors, commercial developers and corporate occupiers. The group handles complex mixed-use schemes, with particular expertise in joint venture and partnership agreements. The team demonstrates considerable strength in both the logistics and life sciences sectors, with Eddie Richards and Suzi Gatward focusing on the former, while Louise Ward concentrates on the latter. Robin Grove and Alexander Gold are the key names for development work, specialising in regeneration schemes. Sarah Morley leads the office occupiers practice at the firm and focuses on headquarters moves and the rationalisation of space.