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Martin Elliott

Real Estate Partner, London

“I have over 30 years’ experience of advising on commercial real estate transactions for developers and investors. I combine my extensive knowledge of the changing marketplace and longstanding technical expertise with a sound understanding of clients’ commercial requirements.”

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Martin is a senior real estate partner who advises on commercial property work of all types. As head of the firm’s Development team, he has particular knowledge of development-related work for both developers and investors, including transactions involving the development and acquisition of designer outlet centres.

Martin also has considerable experience of real estate transactions involving shopping centre and retail, office and mixed-use development. Additionally, Martin advises on corporate transactions involving real estate assets, together with corporate flotations, acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures.  

Work highlights

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

  • Lendlease on the £696m sale of its 30% interest in the Bluewater Shopping Centre to Land Securities
  • Hamptonline Limited on the £39.75m sale of student accommodation in Lincoln
  • The Leadenhall Building EC3 (The “Cheesegrater”) - development and key letting of major parts of the building development and letting of premises 1- 8 Merry Hill and sale, in Brierley Hill near Dudley, West Midlands
  • Printworks Manchester – development, letting and sale of innovative City Centre leisure development
  • Richardsons Capital on the purchase of Carillion's 67% shareholding in the property development company, Ask Real Estate Limited, and its group for £13.8 million
  • Barratt Group in respect of its mixed-use development of a prime site located near to the High Street in Hounslow town centre

Professional experience

Martin is a member of the Land Law committee of the City of London Law Society.

Education and qualifications

Martin studied law at Christ Church, Oxford University.