Winckworth Sherwood named ‘Best Real Estate Investment Legal Team – UK’ by Wealth & Finance Magazine
Tue 12 Aug 2014
Winckworth Sherwood has been named ‘Best Real Estate Investment Legal Team – UK’ and ‘Most Innovative Alternative Investments Law Firm of the Year – UK’ in the annual Alternative Investment Awards by Wealth & Finance Magazine.
These awards pay tribute to businesses leading the way in the world’s real estate industry. It stands Winckworth Sherwood shoulder to shoulder with some of the biggest and most influential businesses on the financial and property landscape over the past 12 months.
James Duncan, head of the Real Estate Investment team said: “We are delighted to be recognised as leading the field in this area. The award recognises the end-to-end industry expertise and intellectual rigour of the team”.
Winckworth Sherwood’s Real Estate Investment team has significant expertise – we have established funds or advised on asset backed acquisition transactions in excess of £1billion. Five of our deals were between one-quarter and three-quarters of a billion in the previous 12 months.
As well as corporate and asset advice, we assist with the increasing regulatory burden placed on asset backed funds including CIS, AIFMD regulation, and UK taxation, spanning cell companies, tax transparent vehicles, REITs and REIT-lite entities. We also advise on traditional joint venture vehicles and partnership structures.