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Louise Tainton, Legal Director, Real Estate

Louise Tainton


Personal Profile

Since joining Mishcon in 2010, Louise has primarily advised on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including property investment sales and acquisitions, development projects, landlord and tenant and corporate real estate. She has a full range of management experience relating to landlord and tenant matters acting for both landlords and tenants. Her practice involves acting for institutional investors and private property companies, and her longstanding clients include Rowan Asset Management, Chelsfield and Delancey, advising the latter in relation to the property and asset management aspects of East Village including various financings for development.  

In addition, Louise has expanded her focus to include real estate finance, advising funds, financial institutions, developers and investors on all aspects of real estate finance transactions, including on investment, development and structured financings. She acts on both the lender and borrower side. Her broader remit sees her working closely with lenders and funds such as PGIM Real Estate, Ahlibank, BLME and Catalina Holdings.

key experience

  • Advising Delancey and Qatari Diar on the purchase, development and long-term management of the Olympic Village (the village, which lies adjacent to the Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, will deliver 2,818 new homes with the potential for a further 2,000 new homes),
  • Acting for overseas purchasers on an acquisition of a portfolio of pubs and separately a portfolio of schools and
  • Advising Rowan Asset Management on their redevelopment and ongoing management of Aldwych House (a 163,000 sq ft office building is located in London's Midtown office district).

Career History

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Legal Director, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Mishcon de Reya
Solicitor, Mishcon de Reya
Solicitor, SJ Berwin LLP
Qualified 2004, SJ Berwin LLP
Nottingham Law School(LPC)
St Peter's College, Oxford (Jurisprudence MA Oxon)


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