Just what you need in Real Estate. Rock solid support

At a glance

The real estate market is not as predictable or dependable as it  has been in decades past. More than ever you need your wits about you, or better still, have our close-knit, highly efficient team on your side. With our collective fingers on the pulse of market trends and our proven expertise in real estate law, we’re highly regarded by our UK and overseas clients.  Furthermore, both Chambers UK and the Legal 500 rate us as a leading law firm for real estate.

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"They are able to process significant volumes for us very efficiently and leverage their knowledge of the sector to flag risks and issues."

Chambers UK - 2016

In detail

Our services cover site and project acquisition, development, planning and construction, funding and tax and disposals, commercial leases, and litigation. We also undertake a substantial amount of private client property work.

The commercial interests of our clients are always at the forefront of our thinking. We ensure our service is cost-effective and pragmatic, leading you to the best and most time effective solution whether you are a buyer or seller, funder, developer, landlord or tenant.

Whatever the prevailing economic climate, whatever the scale of your investment or the nature of your challenge, you can rely on us. Through consistently astute advice and effective legal representation, Memery Crystal will provide rock solid support for all your real estate dealings.

Recent matters


Acted on the acquisition of three development sites in London for Fairview New Homes with a GDV in excess of £300m.

Advised a developer on the planning and rights of light aspects to a new residential tower on the South Bank

Acted on the auction sale for £3.5m of the well-known San Domenico Restaurant on the A3 near Cobham.

Advised long-term client Sapcote Developments on the sale of its flagship Power Road Studios to property investment and development company Helical Bar Plc for £34.2m. The team worked to a very tight deadline on this transaction and the sale was completed in ten days.

Acted for Metro Bank plc in the roll-out of prime Central London locations for new bank premises.

Acted as lead assistant to UK market leader in Garden Centres.

Advising on the acquisition and development of student accommodation in Liverpool, Newcastle and Sheffield.

Acted for major oil/energy clients on London headquarters office lease at an annual rent of £356,062 for a 10 year term.


  • Chambers UK 2016 - Firm
  • L500 UK 2015 - Firm
  • Chambers UK 2015 - Firm

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