Real Estate & Infrastructure

Indepth expertise in property law combines with industry knowledge and commerciality to create our top ranked real estate practice.  Clients value the speed at which we pull together integrated, multidisciplinary teams that use their legal skills and in-depth industry knowledge to get straight to the heart of a project, its issues and their individual needs.

It is our reputation for excellence which results in both our real estate and planning teams being consistently top ranked by the leading independent legal directories Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

We act for institutions, fund managers, private and publicly owned property companies, developers, occupiers, banks, land owners, educational bodies, and charities. Our specialist teams routinely advise on purchases and sales of investment and development properties, joint ventures, secured finance transactions, planning, development issues including site assembly, portfolio management, lettings and all aspects of landlord and tenant law.

"They're an absolute joy to deal with and they are fantastically bright. We are working with people who appear to be at the head of their game and are extremely customer-focused and friendly."
– Chambers, Real Estate

"We have always had a very high standard of service. They are extremely knowledgeable, extremely able and very diligent." – Chambers, Real Estate Litigation

"We get top notch advice without having to pay Magic Circle fees." – Legal 500, Property Litigation


Watch our videos

Brexit: What now for UK business?

This webinar, recorded prior to the EU referendum, uses a practical case study of a business with both UK and EU operations and a cross-border corporate structure to demonstrate the Brexit issues to be considered. Our specialist team help you understand how the various scenarios might play out and interrogate those questions that you may wish to address in your own business.

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Property 2015: Hear what our speakers had to say

Industry luminaries gathered in Edinburgh to share their unique insights and to discuss the innovative solutions which are shaping the property sector. Listen to what they had to say on planning; build-to-rent. property investment and lots more. Presentation slides are also available at

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The property lawyers I use at Shepherd and Wedderburn inspire real confidence. I know they are protecting my interests and I can rely on them to reach a commercial conclusion.

Ben Grose, Retail Asset Manager
British Land plc

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