Residential Property

We are committed to providing the highest quality and commercially driven residential property advice to help protect and grow our clients’ interests.

We support our clients on a broad range of residential property matters including the following:

  • sales and purchases of all types of residential property (including houses, flats, penthouses and apartments, residential blocks, garages, estates and land);
  • multi-jurisdiction transactions for buyers and sellers based overseas;
  • development work including site acquisition, unit sales and purchases;
  • portfolio sales and acquisitions;
  • lease extensions;
  • individual and collective enfranchisement;
  • the granting and taking of leases;
  • tenancy agreements; and
  • restructuring of clients’ property assets.

We work with other professional service providers (including agents, property finders, financiers, surveyors) to enable each transaction to proceed as smoothly as possible.

We also work closely with our Private Client, Family and Commercial Property teams to ensure that we are in the best position to service our clients’ personal and business needs.



Whenever I get Wedlake on the other side, I always expect to see a good, competent lawyer.

Chambers, High Net Worth 2022

Wedlake Bell has a respected property practice handling complex transactions. "They are extremely knowledgeable and professional," says a source, who further explains that the team has "the ability to advise clients on a range of areas and provide an exceptional service to clients and are always very communicative with agents.

Chambers, High Net Worth 2022

Wedlake Bell LLP’s practice is particularly active in the prime and super-prime residential market in London and the Home Counties, where its work covers acquisitions and sales of houses, flats, estates and penthouses, among other real estate assets. In addition, the team is sought after for advice on individual and collective leasehold enfranchisement transactions. Group head Tom Allfree, who has 20 years of transactional experience, works with Nick Stone and Jonathan Achampong. Clients of the firm include high and ultra-high-net-worth individuals, families, investors and trustees.

Legal 500, 2022

They are extremely proactive and always seem focused on finding solutions rather than focusing on problems.

Legal 500, 2022