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Jonathan Legg, Partner, Real Estate

Jonathan Legg


Personal Profile

Jonathan is a Partner in the Real Estate department and has experience in all areas of corporate tax, with an emphasis on property investment, development, finance and funds work. Jonathan has over 20 year's experience advising a variety of institutional investors, funds, property companies and UHNW individuals in the real estate sector. This includes advising on the tax aspects of acquisitions and disposals of real estate and indirect real estate assets (in both the commercial and residential sectors); advising on the optimal holding structures for real estate assets and portfolios; property development work and real estate finance. Jonathan has particular expertise in advising on and structuring build to rent and student developments, including forward funding structures (acting for both the funder and developer).

Legal 500 2021 describes Jonathan as "very capable and experienced" and that he "knows how to manage the tax aspects of a deal." Jonathan contributes regular articles to trade publications and is often a speaker at conferences, including the London Residential Development Funding Conference.

Career History

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Solicitor, Lawrence Graham
Slaughter & May (qualified 2001)

Articles and Publications

Author of Stamp Taxes chapter in "Revenue Law - Principles and Practice", Bloomsbury
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