Anastasia Klein

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Anastasia is a Partner in Maples Teesdale’s commercial real estate team and Head of ESG at the firm. Anastasia is a member of the British Property Federation's Green Lease Working Group, a founding member of the Allbright women’s networking club, an active member of Real Estate Balance, and registered as a speaker with Diversity Talks Real Estate and a committee member of RE:Women.

Anastasia has extensive experience of capital transactions; acquisitions, disposals and refinancing of commercial property, including portfolios and sale and leaseback transactions; developments, pre-lets as well as asset management [shopping centres, retail parks, hotels, warehouses, industrial parks and offices]; and specialist expertise in dealing with embassy and ambassadorial premises.

Anastasia is the co-Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Maples Teesdale. As an individual is passionate about the need for diversity within the legal profession, Anastasia pro-actively supports, and helps drive our Firm’s view that a diverse workplace is key to our business. Anastasia is also responsible for selecting trainees and paralegals to join our team. Anastasia is also a keen advocate of women raising their visibility in both the legal profession and the real estate industry. Her first experience of public speaking was moderating a panel discussion at Bisnow’s inaugural Women in Real Estate event, in front of an audience of over 450 people.

Professional experience:

  • Advised on the off-market sale of 13 Great Marlborough Street in Soho for £30.5m acting for UKCPT, advised by abrdn, to Qatari investment fund Alduwaliya. The office building is let in its entirety to Sony.
  • Leading a team dealing with the property aspects of a REIT conversion for one of the UK’s largest property trusts involving assets valued in excess of £1.4bn.
  • Part of the team advising the US Government on its embassy relocation from Grosvenor Square to its new site at 33 Nine Elms.
  • Advising on a JV for a hotel and student accommodation development in Portsmouth.
  • Advised on the acquisition of the Interchange Building for CCP 5, a core plus fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners, for £71.5m. Interchange is a Grade A, recently refurbished, multi-let office building in Croydon which was sold by a fund advised by CarVal Investors. The acquisition was structured as the corporate purchase of shares in a Luxemboug company.
  • Advised on the acquisition of, and subsequent disposal of, a development site ear marked for student accommodation and PRS in Sheffield for Mace. The site includes a Grade II listed monument. It is intended to submit a planning application, which is expected to include 550 student beds, retail units and 150 residential units.

Professional history:

  • Partner at Maples Teesdale, 2017
  • Solicitor at Maples Teesdale, 2005 – 2017
  • Trained at Maples Teedale and qualified 2005