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Residential Real Estate

United Kingdom

CMS’ Residential Real Estate practice has extensive experience and offers pro-active and tailored advice, handling a broad range of work for commercial clients.

Acting for investors, developers and clients with investment portfolios, we purchase, sell and manage commercial clients' UK residential needs.

We deal with redevelopments, financing and plot sales throughout the UK and Central London. We provide bespoke and integrated tax, construction and planning advice. 

We provide advice on all aspects of residential property transactions for commercial clients including:

  • Buying and selling individual properties and portfolios of properties. 
  • Site acquisition and subsequent development work.
  • Landlord and tenant transactions.
  • Management work.
  • Contentious and non-contentious enfranchisement work, collective enfranchisement actions, lease extensions and rights of first refusal.
  • Financing of acquisitions or refinancing of single assets or portfolios.
  • Student accommodation.

We can draw upon our various offices outside London located throughout the United Kingdom where a pool of resources and knowledge are located to assist in large scale property transactional work.

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"The residential team, have for a number of years acted on behalf of our sales and acquisitions of Central London properties with a total value and excess of £435m. They have provided an exceptional level of service and we appreciate the level of professionalism and hard work supplied."

CEO, Property Investment Fund
High­lights of our Ex­per­i­ence in Res­id­en­tial Real Es­tate in the UK
Gen­er­al sales and pur­chase trans­ac­tions with lend­ing re­quire­ments for vari­ous in­di­vidu­al cli­ents.Deal­ing with land­lord and ten­ant is­sues and lease ex­ten­sions.Site ac­quis­i­tions at Kings Cross and Old Street, ad­vising on the build­ing of a mixed use dev


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18 September 2020
CMS pub­lishes its find­ings from an ex­tens­ive piece of in­dustry re­search in a re­port en­titled “Real Es­tate Re-set: of­fices and pur­pose bey­ond the pan­dem­ic".
16 August 2017
High­lights of our Ex­per­i­ence in Res­id­en­tial Real Es­tate in the UK
Real Es­tate & Con­struc­tion