Mr David Seymour > Ropes & Gray > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Ropes & Gray

Work Department

Real Estate


David is a partner in the private equity real estate practice and heads the team in London




Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Commercial property: investment

(Leading individuals)

David SeymourRopes & Gray LLP

Noted for its expertise in big-ticket, private equity transactions, the London real estate team at US firm Ropes & Gray LLP ‘has a unique, proactive and entrepreneurial ability in complex, cross-border joint ventures’, in addition to corporate sales and purchases, and large-scale development projects. Counting debt and sovereign wealth funds, endowments, operating partners and family offices among its key roster of clients, the team is led by David Seymour, who has experience across all types of real estate assets, including logistics and industrial, offices, data centres and life sciences. Will Bryant was promoted to partner in November 2021 and advises on a range of direct and indirect investment structures and transactions.

London > Real estate > Property finance

The real estate finance team at Ropes & Gray is led by David Seymour and Sam Norris and handles high-end transactions for a range of clients, especially portfolio financings and loan repurchase structures with international elements. Will Bryant was promoted to partner during the review period and Andrew Baker joined the team in August 2021 from Brown Rudnick LLP and has wide-ranging expertise, from development financings and infrastructure acquisition deals, to hotel and residential financings and real estate backed debt capital market structures.