Laura Oliver

Laura Oliver

Counsel, London

Email laura.oliver@​

Phone +44 20 7296 2000

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupCorporate

Laura takes professional pride in the longevity and depth of her client relationships and believes that a thorough understanding of their commercial aspirations enables her to successfully tackle complex transactions and tight timetables. She adopts a pragmatic and non-confrontational approach to find solutions that reflect her clients' objectives. Laura trained with the firm and has spent over 12 years advising her clients on a wide variety of transactional real estate matters including investment acquisitions, disposals and lettings. She also advises on the real estate aspects of corporate disposals and acquisitions, financings and restructurings and is part of the specialist team with experience in leasehold liability transactions. 

Laura takes a keen interest in legal developments and has written a number of well received articles on a wide range of real estate topics for industry publications including Estates Gazette. She is also keen to inspire the next generation of lawyers. She is a professional advocate for Aspiring Solicitors, which aims to increase diversity in the legal profession and she works through Hogan Lovells' Debate It! Programme to improve school pupils' oratory, writing and reading skills.

Education and admissions


LL.B., University of Bristol

LPC, The College of Law, Guildford

Representative experience

Advising on the acquisition and refinancing of a portfolio of outlet malls valued at in excess of £375m.

Advising on the property aspects of Autogrill's £546.6m acquisition of Word Duty Free from BAA.

Leading the team for an institutional client on the portfolio sale of six industrial estates for a price in excess of £45.5m.

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Publications

Real Estate Quarterly Autumn 2016

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Real Estate Quarterly Spring 2016

Blog Post

A Leap Day Bonus

Hogan Lovells Publications

Real Estate Quarterly Winter 2015

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Real Estate Quarterly Autumn 2015

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