Louis is a partner in the real estate division in London.
He works with property companies and entrepreneurs, institutions, developers, retailers and other occupiers, advising owners and senior management on high level strategy and key negotiations and leading the legal team on substantial transactions, disputes and joint ventures. By establishing and maintaining long-term relationships, he is able to add value for clients of all sizes.
He has been recognised in Chambers UK as a leading individual in his field and praised for ‘his first class brain and innovative counsel’.
Recent work highlights
- Establishing and negotiating a joint venture for the redevelopment of a key London railway station; acting on a novel mixed use development in a joint venture with a leading housing association; and acting on a high profile hotel development.
- Representing the owners of a major business park on its funding and expansion; blue chip retailers on strategic property matters; and developers and investors assembling and financing UK portfolios.
- Acting for landowners on negotiations with planning authorities and public / private funding for substantial residential developments; and on major land acquisitions and disposals.
- Acting for property companies, negotiating the acquisition and disposal of corporate vehicles; on disputes with funds over final profit payments; and with banks over the misselling of hedging products.