Real Estate and Tenancy

Our Real Estate Department is one of the most respected and leading real estate practice in Hong Kong. With 40 years solid experience in real estate transactions, our experienced and dedicated real estate lawyers offer cross-practice quality services in a wide spectrum of property and land related matters. Our clients include major real estate developers and statutory bodies in Hong Kong and we are on the panel list of law firms of MTR Corporation Limited and The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority.

As one of the largest real estate practices in Hong Kong, we are experienced in every stage of the real estate cycle and deliver comprehensive and quality real estate advice through a team-oriented approach. Our full-service real estate team offers a wide range of professional services covering Development and Construction, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate and Retail Leasing, Project and General Conveyancing, and New Territories practice to cope with the needs of our local as well as international clients on all types of real estate transactions.

Development and construction

Our real estate lawyers in this practice group deal with real estate construction and development of various scales involving complex and exciting land or property related issues.

Our works include:

  • Acting for developer clients in acquisition of urban as well as agricultural land and negotiation of the terms of land grants
  • Advising on variations and modifications of the terms of land grants
  • Advising on planning and zoning matters including applications and appeals in relation to the Town Planning Ordinance
  • Advising on financing and re-financing of real estate, hospitality development and infrastructural projects
  • Advising on and negotiating on behalf of developers in acquiring land or units of old buildings for re-development by consent or under the Land (Compulsory Sale for Redevelopment) Ordinance
  • Advising on property redevelopment projects including demolition of existing buildings and new development construction & procurement matters
  • Acting for clients in partitioning and/or subdivision of the existing developments and/or buildings including preparation of Deed Polls, Sub-Deeds of Mutual Covenant (Sub-DMCs) and Management Agreements, negotiation with and application for various approvals from the Legal Advisory and Conveyancing Office (LACO)
  • Representing landlords and/or tenants in negotiating and preparing design and construction matters for long-term leases of various large-scale developments

Commercial real estate

Corporate and retail leasing

Projects and general conveyancing

New Territories practice