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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
B3 3AL
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Gurjit is a partner in our UK real estate group and heads up the firm’s Real estate sector.

He specialises in advising FTSE and Private Property Companies, Property Funds and Asset Managers, Inward Investors and Institutions, covering the full breadth of property finance, development, management and investment in the real estate, leisure, retail, office, residential, healthcare and industrial sectors.

Some of the projects Gurjit and his team have advised on include the:

  • redevelopment of grand Central/New Street Station 
  • development of the Bullring and Cabot Circus shopping centres 
  • mixed use regeneration of Masshouse 
  • development and sale of the Mailbox 
  • Friargate regeneration scheme 
  • redevelopment of Westgate Oxford

and numerous structured, top tier investment transactions.

Gurjit is a member of IPF and BCSC and co-authored the pan-European guides to leasing and development for the ICSC.

He is listed as a leading individual in Chambers and Legal 500.  

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West Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: Birmingham

(Leading individuals)

Gurjit AtwalEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Underpinned by its significant national footprint, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP fields one of the largest real estate practices in the West Midlands, working with various blue-chip clients on a formidable volume of high-value projects and redevelopment schemes across a myriad of sectors. Birmingham real estate head David Jones anchors the firm’s commercial development arm, acting for world-renowned investors and developers on major logistics ventures and mixed-use schemes.  National corporate real estate lead Dawn Hilton is a key contact for some of the firm’s most high-profile consumer goods and financial services sector clients, including luxury automotive manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. Global real estate practice chair Gurjit Atwal specialises in multi-jurisdictional commercial development and investment matters, while Philip Medford works with national house builders on residential development schemes. Iftkhar Ahmed focuses on consumer and financial institutions matters, whereas Mark Chester is a driving force behind many of the firm’s data centre projects, working with various owners and operators, both in the UK and internationally. All named lawyers are based in Birmingham.