Anastasia Klein

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As well as being an experienced partner in our commercial real estate team, Anastasia is Head of ESG and co-Head of EDI at Maples Teesdale. Ana has extensive experience of capital transactions and asset management, including acquisitions, disposals, financing and portfolio deals, developments and pre-lets.

She led the 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 £2.8bn and is part of the team that advises the US Government on its London embassy premises.

As a noted expert on ESG and green lease provisions, Ana is recognised as a leading individual in the Legal 500 Green Guide and has spoken about green leases, ESG and sustainability at events hosted by (amongst others) BPF, RICS, JLL and Bisnow as well as having articles published by RICS, Estates Gazette, BE News and CoStar and being quoted in Property Week and the national press. She is also a member of the BPF's Green Lease Working Group , sits on the BENews’ ESG Editorial Advisory Board and is an active supporter of the Net Carbon Zero Standard project. Of particular note, Ana has recently been involved in the creation of a ground-breaking green lease for an extremely innovative award winning client with sustainability at its core, as well as taking the lead on green lease drafting in a panel of law firms acting for FTSE 100 listed global investment manager with assets under management valued in excess of c£500bn.

Ana is passionate about driving change and encouraging diversity in the legal profession and the commercial real estate industry. In her EDI role she actively promotes and supports EDI both internally and externally; she is a founding member of the Allbright Club in London, a committee member of RE:Women and is proud to have been included in Bisnow’s recent list of “Women Changing the Face of UK Real Estate – Power Women”.

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