Mr Peter Sugden > Katten > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Real Estate


The managing partner of the London office, Peter Sugden, focuses his practice on real estate investment, finance and development, hospitality and leisure, real estate joint ventures and other corporate real estate transactions in the UK and across Europe.

Peter represents private equity funds, institutional investors, property companies, overseas investors, pension funds and hotel owners and operators. His transactional experience extends over more than 30 years and spans all asset classes and transactions, including asset and corporate sales and purchases, fundings and financings, joint ventures, debt purchase, portfolio transactions and complex development. Peter has very significant experience in relation to the hospitality and leisure sector.

Clients appreciate the personal touch that Peter brings to his work. He is known for the pragmatic application of his deep experience in transactional work and ability to focus on key issues, and for personally handling many of the matters that cross his desk.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: investment

(Firms to watch)

Noted for its expertise in the hospitality and the financial sectors, Katten has strong capabilities in high-value investments, including sale and leaseback transactions. Gavin Vollans and Peter Sugden are key contacts in the US firm’s London practice.

London > Industry focus > Hospitality and leisure

The hospitality team in US firm Katten‘s London office primarily focuses on transactions, crisis management and operations. The team, which is well equipped to advise investors, hotel managers, lenders, developers and franchisees, is led by Peter Sugden, who advises clients on matters within the UK and throughout Europe. His particular expertise lies within real estate investment, finance, development, and joint ventures within the sector. Timothy Dodd  is another key member of the team – he works with international hotel operator companies, hotel owners, property companies and governmental bodies.