Our team of dedicated real estate solicitors is one of the largest in Northern Ireland.
Carson McDowell’s Real Estate team is recognised as a leader in the Northern Ireland marketplace providing advice to clients on all aspects of property law.
In an ever-changing market and economic climate, the Real Estate team advises on a wide range of specialist sectors and is constantly adapting to meet the demands of its clients. Our real estate lawyers have the depth, experience and local knowledge and experience to ensure that all issues that clients face are met with innovative, pragmatic and commercial solutions.
Our team has been involved in many complex and significant projects in the real estate sector in Northern Ireland and beyond. With a high profile in the Retail sector, the team successfully manages the balance in acting on behalf of both landlords and tenants. The team has developed a strong reputation for development work and has been involved in major infrastructure, education, leisure, and entertainment projects. The team also has a particularly strong presence in the Energy sector, having advised clients on energy related property issues for over twenty years.
Our team understands the issues concerning our clients, whether they are landlords, tenants, investors, public sector bodies, developers or corporate-end users and, in particular, their need for speedy, effective and commercial legal advice. We have an unrivalled ability to add value to our clients by sharing our market knowledge, providing a proactive and dedicated team to meet client demands.
The team increasingly works as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team on complex real estate transactions, drawing advice from other specialisms across the firm such as the Corporate, Planning & Environmental, Construction, Dispute Resolution and Regulatory teams to ensure that our clients enjoy a full and seamless service at all times.
All aspects of Commercial Leasing
Property Acquisitions and Disposals
Site Assembly for Residential and Commercial Projects
Commercial and Residential Site Development
Energy and Infrastructure Projects
Compulsory Purchases and Blight
Property Due Diligence
Title Defect Rectification
Real Estate Finance
Our Real Estate lawyers have the experience and expertise to advise you on all aspects of commercial property law.
Acted for South Bank Square Limited in the purchase of the former Tyrone County Hospital site with the intent of redeveloping it for residential housing.
Advised Mapeley Estates on the disposal of the iconic Custom House on Belfast’s waterfront.
Advised Lagan Investments on its multimillion pound acquisition of the Currys/PC World superstore at Sprucefield, Lisburn.
Advised PWC on its letting of approx. 200,000 square feet of Grade A office accommodation in Belfast City Centre.
Acted for the developer/landlord of a brand new 7,000 square metre delivery station for Amazon in Portadown, only its second such station in Northern Ireland.
Acted for a private hospital client in the acquisition of an office building for immediate use as back office administration support for the hospital with a 5 year plan to redevelop the site.
Acted for Lifestyle Sports, a leading Irish-based sports and leisure retailer, in relation to the taking of a new lease of a new flagship store in Belfast City Centre.
Advised Rapid7 on its letting of approx. 50,000 square feet of Grade A office accommodation in Belfast City Centre.
— Chambers UK
“Emma Cooper is astute, knowledgeable and very good at communicating on behalf of her clients."
— The Legal 500
“They were knowledgeable, efficient and helped deliver completion of all transactions within a tight timescale. The fee structure is fair and overall the experience was excellent. Thoroughly recommended.”
— The Legal 500
“Dawson McConkey is an exceptional lawyer who brings a common sense solution-focused approach to achieving the best result for his client.”
— The Legal 500
“Highly approachable team who provide clear, concise advice and are experts at cutting through complicated scenarios and situations to simplify things and achieve results.”
13 July 2022