Zoe Maurer > Addleshaw Goddard > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Real Estate Finance




Zoe advises lenders and borrowers on real estate finance transactions, with particular expertise in investment finance and development finance and across sectors such as offices, retail, leisure, industrial and residential/housing.  She is also co-head of Addleshaw Goddard’s offices sector focus group.

She acts for a wide range of clients on both domestic and cross-border transactions including senior and mezzanine structures, participations, restructurings and loan transfers.  Lender clients include HSBC Bank plc, Standard Life, Helaba and Handelsbanken and borrower clients include Rocket Properties, HB Reavis, Tellon Capital and Bizspace.


  • Conversational German


  • Law LLB – University of Warwick (2000)
  • DLP (with distinction) – College of Law, London (2002)
  • Year qualified – September 2004

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property finance

(Next Generation Partners)

Zoe MaurerAddleshaw Goddard

Since the start of 2022, Zoe Maurer has been leading the real estate finance team at Addleshaw Goddard, and she handles mandates for both lenders and borrowers regarding investment and development finance across a range of asset classes, including hotels and leisure, offices, retail, and industrial and residential housing. Previous team leader Steve Mackie is still an active member of the group, with extensive experience in real estate-backed finance, social housing finance work, and student accommodation mandates. Sarah Egbu specialises in hotel finance, whilst Paul Salsbury is a member of the firm’s cross-border real estate group, and thus has expertise handling both UK-based and pan-European real estate finance. Zak Ikponmwosa is skilled at handling work involving multiple debt issues and cross-border matters, and Ian Kyno was promoted to partner in May 2022.

London > Industry focus > Hospitality and leisure

Addleshaw Goddard has a sizeable hotels and leisure sector team with the ability to advise clients throughout the entire cycle of hotel ownership and operation, drawing on a breadth of experience and sector knowledge. Expertise includes management advise, franchise and concession arrangements, commercial contracts, data, IT, IP and healthy and safety compliance. The team is collectively led by Luke Baines, Zoe Maurer and Lucy Sturrock. Baines is well versed in redevelopment and financing matters, in addition to cladding and fire safety matters. Maurer’s practice focus lies within hotel financings where she acts for financial institutions, investors and lenders. Sturrock splits her time between Leeds and London; she is noted for her UK and international expertise on hotel management agreements.