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Patrick Plant

Real Estate Partner, London

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

As a senior partner in the firm’s real estate department and having previously been Global Head of the Department for eight years until 2011, Patrick has considerable experience advising investors, developers, lenders and tenants on all aspects of commercial real estate in the UK.

Patrick has also advised on numerous international real estate projects on behalf of listed real estate companies, sovereign wealth funds and investment banks in Asia, the Middle East and Continental Europe.

Work highlights

Patrick has led on many of the market’s major commercial real estate deals. Highlights include advising:

  • Permodalan Nasional Berhad and the Employees Provident Fund: on the £1.6bn acquisition by a joint venture of Phase 2 of the Battersea Power Station estate, which is home to the iconic art deco power station building. The landmark comprises the UK’s largest single asset real estate transaction.
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: on the pre-let of its major new HQ at 5 Bank Street from the Canary Wharf Group.
  • Deutsche Bank: on a pre-let agreement with Land Securities for the bank’s new London HQ at 21 Moorfields, EC2.
  • a major U.S. corporate: on the acquisition and the development of an iconic new European HQ in London.
  • a large international media agency: on acquisition and development of an iconic new European HQ in London and development of adjacent speculative office building.
  • a major European bank: on the development of its new London HQ.
  • a major U.S. investment bank: on the development of its new European HQ.
  • Linklaters: on its own global premises requirements.

Professional experience

Patrick is a Board Member of the British Library, a Council Member of the Royal College of Art, Trustee of the Royal Society for Blind Children and an Honorary Lecturer in Law at the University of Manchester.

Education and qualifications

Patrick studied law at Manchester University.