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Mayer Brown International LLP
201 BISHOPSGATE
LONDON
EC2M 3AF
England
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Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Chris Harvey is a partner in Mayer Brown’s London office and head of the Real Estate Investment Team. Chris has extensive experience of acting for investors, funds, property companies, banks and developers in all kinds of investment, development and finance transactions. In particular, Chris has extensive experience of acting for Asian, US and European investors investing into the UK real estate market. Chris joined Mayer Brown in 2012 and was recently nominated by Times Online as one of the top ten future stars of the City.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers

(Leading individuals)

Chris HarveyMayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP is a global firm with an aptitude for real estate development and investment work ‘which requires caution and tough negotiation’. The group is knowledgeable of a wealth of asset classes from office, residential and retail through to student accommodation, co-living and data centres and is particularly active on the inbound investment front with Chris Harvey having overseen over £6bn worth of transactions for Asian investment into London. Caroline Humble fronts the development service, often acting for US and European clients, while Martin Wright commands a prominent position within the market owing to his proficiency in large-scale urban regeneration projects. Iain Roberts provides mixed-use development and corporate occupier prowess and the practice also includes Simon Price, a recent arrival from Linklaters LLP, who has bolstered the team’s hospitality sector expertise and joins with a track record in corporate real estate transactions, high-profile lettings and joint ventures. Joe Conder, former practice head of Goodwin, also joined in April 2021 and hones his focus on the purchases and disposal of high-value and structured investment properties, catering to a client list which includes a wealth of European, American, Asian and Middle Eastern entities. A key distinguisher for the group is its excellent reputation for development and asset management matters at large mixed-use schemes. Managing partner Jeremy Clay is also a real estate specialist.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: investment

(Leading individuals)

Chris Harvey – Mayer Brown International LLP

Mayer Brown International LLPMayer Brown International LLP is a global firm with an aptitude for real estate development and investment work ‘which requires caution and tough negotiation’. The group is knowledgeable of a wealth of asset classes from office, residential and retail through to student accommodation, co-living and data centres and is particularly active on the inbound investment front with Chris Harvey having overseen over £6bn worth of transactions for Asian investment into London. Caroline Humble fronts the development service, often acting for US and European clients, while Martin Wright commands a prominent position within the market owing to his proficiency in large-scale urban regeneration projects. Iain Roberts provides mixed-use development and corporate occupier prowess and the practice also includes Simon Price, a recent arrival from Linklaters LLP, who has bolstered the team’s hospitality sector expertise and joins with a track record in corporate real estate transactions, high-profile lettings and joint ventures. Joe Conder, former practice head of Goodwin, also joined in April 2021 and hones his focus on the purchases and disposal of high-value and structured investment properties, catering to a client list which includes a wealth of European, American, Asian and Middle Eastern entities. A key distinguisher for the group is its excellent reputation for development and asset management matters at large mixed-use schemes. Managing partner Jeremy Clay has long been a key member of the London real estate team, which was also boosted by the arrival of experienced counsel David Gervais from Dechert LLP  in May 2021.

London > Real estate > Commercial property: development

Mayer Brown International LLP  is a global firm with an aptitude for real estate development and investment work ‘which requires caution and tough negotiation’. The group is knowledgeable of a wealth of asset classes from office, residential and retail through to student accommodation, co-living and data centres and is particularly active on the inbound investment front with Chris Harvey having overseen over £6bn worth of transactions for Asian investment into London. Caroline Humble fronts the development service, often acting for US and European clients, while Martin Wright commands a prominent position within the market owing to his proficiency in large-scale urban regeneration projects. Iain Roberts provides mixed-use development and corporate occupier prowess and the practice also includes Simon Price, a recent arrival from Linklaters LLP, who has bolstered the team’s hospitality sector expertise and joins with a track record in corporate real estate transactions, high-profile lettings and joint ventures. Joe Conder, former practice head of Goodwin, also joined in April 2021 and hones his focus on the purchases and disposal of high-value and structured investment properties, catering to a client list which includes a wealth of European, American, Asian and Middle Eastern entities. A key distinguisher for the group is its excellent reputation for development and asset management matters at large mixed-use schemes. Managing partner Jeremy Clay is also a real estate specialist.