Charles Elgood

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Charles is a partner in Maples Teesdale's commercial real estate team and is head of the Retail team. He has extensive experience working on acquisitions and disposals (including forward purchase and forward funding deals), and refinancing of commercial and high-value residential properties.  He is also involved in day to day asset management work for industrial parks and offices.

Professional experience:

  • Acting for CBRE Investment Management on the day to day management of Hammersmith Broadway Shopping and Fulham Broadway Shopping Centre
  • Acting for abrdn on its acquisition and management of Ventura Park logistics estate, Radlett
  • Acting for Legal & General in relation to sale of retail warehousing sites in Widnes for an aggregate of £90 million
  • Acting for Cygnet Healthcare on acquisition of long leasehold development site for new hospital premises
  • Acting for abrdn in relation to forward-funded acquisitions of pre-let warehousing, partially pre-let mixed hotel/retail development sites, and speculative student accommodation
  • Advising Henry Boot Developments Limited in relation to the acquisition of plots at Butterfield Business Park, Luton for development and sales/lettings to occupiers

Professional history: 

  • Trainee solicitor - Simmons & Simmons, 2000 – 2002
  • Associate - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 2002 – 2006
  • Assistant solicitor - Travers Smith, 2006 – 2008
  • Partner - Judge Sykes Frixou, 2009 – 2011
  • Senior solicitor - Brecher, 2012 – 2015
  • Of Counsel - Maples Teesdale, 2015
  • Partner - Maples Teesdale, 2023

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