Tim Webb

Tim Webb

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Tim's practice is focused on real estate private equity funds, institutional investment and development, with 25 years' experience advising multinationals, local real estate companies and family offices on projects in the UK, Western Europe, CEE, SE Asia, Brazil and China.

His accolades include being consistently recognised in Best Lawyers International, Super Lawyers, Legal 500 and Chambers publications. His team was shortlisted in 2013 for "Real Estate Law Firm of the Year" at the British Legal Awards and Legal Business Awards.

Concentrations

  • Real estate funds
  • Real estate private equity
  • Investment structuring
  • Urban regeneration and development
  • Public private partnerships (3P)
  • Investment purchases and disposals
  • Asset enhancement/management
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Capabilities

Experience

  • Advised Advantage West Midlands (then the Regional Development Agency) on the circa £100 million outsourcing (through competitive dialogue) of development and investment assets into a local asset backed vehicle (LABV) in JV with Langtree.
  • Advised Henderson Global Investors on its £253 million purchase of Whitefriars Shopping Centre, Canterbury, from Ravenseft for the Henderson UK Shopping Centre Fund.
  • Advised Oak Holdings plc on its Development Agreement for the £350 million Yes! project near Rotherham together with arrangements for management and enhancement of adjacent 1,000-acre Rother Valley Park on what was intended to be the then-largest destination leisure scheme in Europe.
  • Advised Cathedral Group plc/Development Securities plc JV on the £800 million mixed-use strategic regeneration of 19 acres of Thames riverside brownfield land on the Greenwich peninsula.
  • Advised Crescent Heights on the circa £160 million purchase of Vintner's Place, London.
  • Advisor to Highbridge Properties plc structuring the opco/propco occupational, service level and facilities management arrangements for its circa £450 million data centre development at Cobalt Business Park.
  • Advised Bourne Capital on the refinancing of its circa £200 million non-leisure London real estate portfolio and its ongoing asset and development management.
  • Advised Silver Star Properties on its purchase of land from Croydon College for the circa £75 million GDV development of a 29 storey tower adjacent to East Croydon Station comprising residential apartments and a hotel.

Certain of the above representations were handled by Mr. Webb prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Bourne Capital
  • Caisson Investment Management LLP
  • Highbridge Properties plc
  • Hines Global REIT
  • LJ Group
  • Osprey Equity Partners
  • Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited
  • Starwood Capital
  • Tristan Capital
  • Valad

Recognition & Leadership

  • Chambers UK Guide, Real Estate: leading individual
  • Finance Monthly, Winner Deal Maker of the Year, 2016
  • The Legal 500 United Kingdom, Real Estate: leading individual
  • The Best Lawyers In the United Kingdom, Real Estate, 2009-2017
  • Super Lawyers magazine: London Super Lawyer
  • UK Real Estate Law Firm of the Year: 2012, 2013 – commended, Legal Business Awards and shortlisted, The British Legal Awards
  • The Lawyer Magazine, "UK's Hot 100 Lawyers" – awarded to Tim for "having made an outstanding contribution to Eversheds' Real Estate practice"
  • Law360: "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year" 2015
  • Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2013 and 2017, Winning Team
  • Sustainable Environment Foundation – Trustee and Board Member, 2009-2013
  • Better Building Partnership – legal representative on working party which developed green lease provisions, 2006-2009

Credentials

Education
  • B.A., Law, with honors, University of Sheffield, 1985
Admissions
  • England and Wales