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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.

 

Experience

  • Acting for a private individual in respect of purchases of apartments in excess of £10m at Chelsea Barracks.
  • Acting for a private individual in respect of the purchase of a penthouse in excess of £50m in a Prime Central London.
  • Acting for a private individual in respect of the purchase of a penthouse in excess of £50m in a Prime Central London.
  • Dealing with the sale of a house in Fulham at a price of £1.7m.
  • Acting for a tenant in respect of its statutory lease extension claim which, after months of negotiations, Tribunal Directions and an application to Court, eventually settled at a premium of circa £6m.
  • Acquisition of former film studios in West London for residential redevelopment for over 200 units.
  • Numerous sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold properties in Central London, Greater London, and the South East at prices between £1m to £2m.

Wedlake Bell LLP fields a ‘brilliant’ three-partner team.

— Legal 500, 2017

Practice head Tom Allfree focuses on high-value properties in London and the South East.

— Legal 500, 2017

Angela Lucy advises high-net-worth individuals on property purchases and sales, lease extensions and re-mortgages.

— Legal 500, 2017

The department also assists with multi-jurisdictional transactions for international buyers and sellers, as well as handling residential property-related tax issues and enfranchisement matters.

— Legal 500, 2017

Senior associate Parminder Sidhu handles residential conveyancing matters, including freehold and leasehold property acquisitions,

— Legal 500, 2017

Senior associate Jonathan Achampong advises high-net-worth individuals on property purchases in London and the Home Counties and also handles landlord and tenant issues and collective enfranchisements.

— Legal 500, 2017