08 February 2024

Independent UK law firm Burges Salmon has been appointed as a property legal advisor for Tritax Big Box REIT Plc (TBBR), the largest listed investor in high-quality logistics warehouse assets in the UK. Led by partners Ross Polkinghorne and Matt Sims, the firm will be working with TBBR to manage all aspects of its £5 billion logistics portfolio.

With 35 million sq. ft of developable space, TBBR owns, manages and develops prime logistics assets in the UK and supplies the world’s largest household brands with the space they need in major UK distribution hotspots.

Ross Polkinghorne comments: “We’re pleased to have been appointed by TBBR and to be working with the company as it continues to expand its portfolio, broaden its services to customers and build upon its asset management opportunities to drive growth”

Petrina Austin, Head of Asset Management at Tritax adds: “We’re thrilled to be working with the property team at Burges Salmon. The team has quickly demonstrated their astute ability in identifying and resolving complex issues quickly. We look forward to working together as we pursue our ambitious asset management and portfolio growth plans.”

Ranked as a tier one law firm in the UK’s national legal directories, Burges Salmon has one of the largest real estate teams in the UK with over 140 lawyers. The firm regularly advises retailers, major landowners and institutional investors and has significant experience and expertise in investment transactions, asset management, development, regeneration projects, and large-scale lettings.



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Ross Polkinghorne

Ross Polkinghorne Partner

  • Built Environment
  • Development and Regeneration
  • Infrastructure

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