Acquisitions & Disposals: The secret to smooth progress

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It’s no great secret. The key to ensuring smooth progress for your sale or acquisition is preparation. Surprisingly, that’s often overlooked – but not at Memery Crystal. We’re determined to get it right from the start. Far from slowing down the process, knowing how and what to prepare cuts delays in resolving issues and expedites a successful outcome.

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    "The "very commercial" Daniel Abrahams handles the full range of real estate matters, including developments, acquisitions and disposals, and high-end landlord and tenant work. He also has experience advising on more corporate-focused real estate transactions. "

    Chambers UK 2019 Review

    In detail

    At Memery Crystal we understand the process of selling and acquiring property and how to ensure the process is smooth and the desired outcome achieved. Our knowledgeable and efficient team will assist sellers in providing all the relevant information a purchaser will require without delay.

    If you’re the purchaser, we’ll undertake all pertinent due diligence on your acquisition. So if there are disclosures later that affect your purchase, such as a disputed right of way or an unwanted tenant, we’ll be better positioned to investigate and resolve.

    All our clients, whether real estate investors, entrepreneurs, SMEs or high net worth individuals, benefit from our proactive attitude, together with the additional support we can offer from our dedicated corporate and tax teams where required.

    Recent matters


    Advising an overseas investor acquiring four investment properties, three in prime central London, one in a prime South-East location (£130m).

    Advising a consortium including an affiliate of Harbor Group International and Z.C. Ronogil on the recent £90m+ corporate acquisition of The Relay Building in Aldgate.

    Advising a multiple property investor in relation to the acquisition of the Thomas Goode buildings and subsequent sale to Cain Hoy Enterprises (£80m).

    Advising Fairview New Homes on the acquisition of three development sites on London (GDV of £300m+).

    Advising Sapcote Developments on the sale of its flagship Power Road Studios to Helical Bar for £34.2m. The team worked to a very tight deadline on this transaction and the sale was completed in 10 days.

    Advising PPR Streatham on the sale of 350 Streatham High Road to an institutional pension fund for £23.3m.

    Advising DAO Estate in a £14.75m purchase of a Grade II listed building in London.

    Advising on the £15m purchase of an existing London hotel for redevelopment as an 85 bed apart-hotel (GDV of ~£30m).

    Advising Irish pub group McGettigan’s on its first British acquisition and subsequent bank finance.


    • Chambers UK 2019 Leading Firm
    • Legal 500 UK 2019 Leading Firm

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