Adam Balfour | London | Hogan Lovells

Adam Balfour

Senior Associate Corporate & Finance



Balfour Adam

Adam Balfour
Balfour Adam
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events

Adam Balfour is part of our Real Estate team. He trained with Hogan Lovells and qualified in March 2016. Adam acts in relation to a wide variety of complex commercial real estate matters including sales and acquisitions, development work, portfolio management and lettings and pre-lets (acting for both landlords and tenants).

Adam has a particular focus on ESG and sustainability in real estate, advising clients on matters including “green leases”, Energy Performance Certificates, and Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards. Adam has also been seconded to M&G Real Estate and Citibank.

Representative experience

Advising Aware Super on the acquisition of a 22% stake in Get Living PLC.

Acting for Archer Hotel Capital on the acquisition of the Hoxton Shoreditch and Hoxton Holborn hotels in London.

Acting for M&G Real Estate and a Japanese investor in connection with the purchase of a 50% stake in Highcross Shopping Centre for £236m from Hammerson plc.

Acting for M&G Real Estate managed funds on the acquisition and disposal of a variety of warehouse, office and retail assets across the UK.

Acting for Pears Property on the acquisition and disposal of five hotels.

Advising institutional fund managers on forward funding agreements relating to hotel and industrial sites.

Acting for a major U.S. investor on the acquisition and financing of a portfolio of retail properties.

Advising various institutional landlords including M&G Real Estate and Coal Pension Properties on the management of their multi-asset-class portfolios.


  • LPC, BPP University, 2013
  • GDL, BPP University, 2012
  • M.A., University of Oxford, 2010
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Solicitor, England and Wales