Steven Cowins > Greenberg Traurig, LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig, LLP
THE SHARD, LEVEL 8
32 LONDON BRIDGE STREET
LONDON
SE1 9SG
England

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Shareholder

Career

Steven Cowins focuses his practice on private equity and fund formation with a concentration in the real estate sector. He regularly advises clients in establishing real estate funds and joint ventures, structured acquisitions and dispositions of real estate, and investment in alternative asset classes. His clients include fund managers, funds, family offices and financial institutions on high-profile matters across Europe and in London.

Concentrations
Real estate
Fund formation
Private equity
Joint ventures
Debt origination
Acquisitions and dispositions
Alternative investments

Capabilities
Real Estate Funds Real Estate

Admission to Practice
England and Wales

Languages

English

Education

  • Nottingham Trent Law School, 2002

Lawyer Rankings

London > Investment fund formation and management > Real estate funds

(Leading individuals)

Steven CowinsGreenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP‘s sponsor clients range in size from emerging managers raising first-time funds to global behemoths. Other clients include financial institutions, family offices and investors. The firm has an integrated funds tax capability, which is a particular value-add for fund establishments and the structuring of investment holding vehicles below the fund. In addition to advising on fund formations, the group also advises on fundraises and capital deployments, as well as issues specific to fund managers themselves. Practice head Steven Cowins and senior associate Kate Phillips are advising Tristan and Edmond de Rothschild Group (formerly Cording Real Estate Group) on the establishment of a club vehicle to invest in a London estate known as Holborn Links; while Cowins and Marc Snell acted for Digital Colony on the formation of its Luxembourg-based Aviator Fund.