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Barry Morris

Partner

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom

Barry Morris is a Partner in our Property team. He handles a wide range of real estate transactions including:

  • acquisitions and disposals (with particular expertise on forward purchase agreements);
  • general investment advice (including comprehensive advice on multi-use schemes);
  • development work (including extensive rights of light expertise); and
  • asset management (with particular experience on innovative letting transactions in the period prior to a redevelopment).

Barry acts for a range of clients including  property companies, financial institutions, foreign investors and family offices.

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Relevant experience

  • AXA and their JV partners on all aspects of the development and pre-letting (over 1m square feet to-date) of 22 Bishopsgate, the iconic 62 storey City tower, as well as their ‘Assembly’ development in Bristol.
  • Columbia Threadneedle on acquisitions and disposals and the asset management of Threadneedle Property Unit Trust.
  • Land Securities on the purchase of their interest in the Bluewater Shopping Centre, the development of The Forge, Southwark, the purchase of 55 Old Broad Street and the sale of 20 Fenchurch Street (the Walkle Talkie) for over £1.25bn.
  • Great Portland Estates on undertaking significant office pre-lets and forward sales in Central London.
  • Hogan Lovells – advising on their agreement with Royal London for their new 12-floor Holborn Viaduct headquarters.
  • Investream on their regional Northspring offices initiative.
  • Southside Leeds on their purchase of Westbank, Leeds.
  • Igal Ahouvi and partners on the acquisition, finance and management of their 85 VW showrooms portfolio.
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Education

  • 1994 – LL.B (1st Class Honours), London Guildhall University, London
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Expertise

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21/02/2022
CMS advises Hogan Lovells on new London HQ
International law firm CMS has advised Hogan Lovells in connection with its pre-let agreement to take up space at Royal London Asset Management’s upcoming Holborn Viaduct scheme, signing an agreement...
07/08/2018
CMS advises AXA IM - Real Assets on signing of first tenant in City of...
International law firm CMS has advised AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets on its agreement with insurance group Hiscox (HSX.L) who have taken up space in City of London tower Twentytwo, signing a 19-year...
28/07/2017
CMS advises Landsec on sale of stake in London’s landmark “Walkie Talkie”...
CMS has acted for longstanding client Landsec on the disposal of its 50% stake in 20 Fenchurch Street, London to LKK Health Products Group Limited (“LKKHPG”), a division of Hong Kong-based Lee Kum...
30/04/2015
Nabarro advises Great Portland Estates in £222.4m sale of 95 Wigmore Street...
This article was produced by Nabarro LLP, which joined CMS on 1 May 2017. Nabarro has advised The Great Wigmore Partnership (GWP) in the sale of 95 Wigmore Street for £222.4 million to UBS Global Asset...
25/03/2015
Nabarro advises Land Securities in the sale of its 95% stake in Times Square...
This article was produced by Nabarro LLP, which joined CMS on 1 May 2017. Nabarro has advised Land Securities in the sale of its 95% stake in Times Square, London, EC4, to private equity group Blackstone...
25/06/2014
Nabarro advises Land Securities on £656m Bluewater acquisition
This article was produced by Nabarro LLP, which joined CMS on 1 May 2017. Nabarro has played a central role in advising Land Securities on its £656m acquisition from Lend Lease of a 30% stake in Bluewater...