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Tom Dear advises fund managers, investors, financial institutions, and family offices on investment fund formations, structured acquisitions and disposals, and joint ventures, with a particular focus on the real estate sector.


  • Real estate
  • Private equity
  • Fund formation
  • Acquisitions and dispositions
  • Joint ventures
  • Alternative investments


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 UK, Real Estate Funds, 2022-2023
  • Team Member, PERE Global Awards, Law Firm of the Year: Fund Formation in Europe, 2018


  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, London, 2010
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, London, 2009
  • B.A. (Hons), Politics, Newcastle University, 2008
  • England and Wales