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To arrange a meeting with any of our experts, or to view the Burges Salmon attendees for MIPIM 2024, please visit the “Meet the Team” page.

About our Built Environment Team

Our 140 built environment lawyers, provide specialist support to those developing, investing, occupying, funding or maintaining real estate assets.

Qualified to practice throughout the UK, including England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland our award-winning, multi-disciplinary sector team can advise wherever the location and whatever the scale of your project.

Whether you’re operating within offices, industrial & logistics, retail, hotels, mixed-use regeneration, healthcare & retirement living, build to rent, student accommodation, life sciences or data centres, we have lawyers with specialist knowledge and understanding of the nuances of each asset class, helping to maximise the value of your project and protect it from risk. We also work hand-in-hand with our energy, net zero, transport, public sector and infrastructure sector groups to ensure your asset is protected for the future.

Burges Salmon

With over 1,000 people across the UK, including 110 partners, our vision is to be the market-leading independent UK law firm that provides the best proposition for its people and its clients. We are down-to-earth, straightforward and strategically switched-on. You benefit from our specialism in complex legal areas, along with market sector expertise that is as deep as it is focused. We are always accessible, always responsive. Above all, you’ll find our commercial edge is matched by a genuine caring culture – for our clients, for our people, and for the wider communities around us. It is what makes us a law firm you can trust. One you’ll enjoy working with.

Meet the team
Richard Read

Richard Read Partner

  • Head of Real Estate
  • International Real Estate
  • Hotels, Leisure and Tourism
Katie Allen

Katie Allen Partner

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Hotels
  • Banking and Finance
Philip Beer

Philip Beer Partner

  • Real Estate
  • Transport
  • Energy and Utilities
Paul Browne

Paul Browne Partner

  • Head of International Trade
  • Real Estate
  • Nuclear
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Rohan Campbell Partner

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Banking and Finance
  • Real Estate 
Robert Forman

Robert Forman Partner

  • Head of Scottish Real Estate 
  • Real Estate Advisory
  • Real Estate Investment
Jessica Garner

Jessica Garner Senior Associate

  • Real Estate Development 
  • Industrial & Logistics 
  • Infrastructure 
Will Hall

Will Hall Director

  • Real Estate Services
  • Real Estate Investment 
  • Real Estate Finance
Sally Jupp

Sally Jupp Partner

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Corporate Turnaround and Insolvency
  • Real Estate Investment and Development
Matthew Sims

Matthew Sims Partner

  • Real Estate Services
  • Retail
  • Real Estate
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Nia Stewart Director

  • Construction and Engineering
  • Public Sector
  • Education