"Eugene O’Keeffe’s team at Memery Crystal LLP is particularly known for its retail expertise, where it acts for clients such as Asda and Debenhams. Nicola Kravitz advised Sapcote Developments on the £34m sale of its Power Road Studios to Helical Bar."The Legal 500 UK - 2016
Acquisitions & Disposals: The secret to smooth progress
At a glance
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.
Nicola KravitzPartner, Head of Real Estate Private Client
Eugene O’KeeffeGeneral Counsel
Helen AbelSenior Associate
Fayruz CahillSenior Associate
Craig JonesSenior Associate
Katie ClarkProperty Executive
Kim McGrathProperty Executive
Clair PhillipsCommercial Property Executive
Sophie MoonshineTrainee Solicitor
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.
Acted on the acquisition of three development sites in London for Fairview New Homes with a GDV in excess of £300m.
Advised on the purchase of integral town centre site in a competitive bid process for large mixed use scheme (GDV – £200m+).
Advised on the purchase of a brownfield site near to London Luton Airport with planning for major regeneration scheme (GDV – 150m+).
Assisted Valentina Fine Foods LLP in the acquisition of several A1/A3 deli and restaurant sites. This includes, its flagship restaurant site in Tower Bridge and the acquisition of substantial premises in Battersea.
Acted on the auction sale for £3.5m of the well-known San Domenico Restaurant on the A3 near Cobham.
Advised a pub and hospitality company on all aspects of its portfolio including acquisitions, disposals and refinancing.
Advised on the negotiation of a development management agreement, funding document and sales of a development site in North London.