Graham Cutts

Graham Cutts

Senior Associate

Email graham.cutts@​

Phone +44 20 7296 2941

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Recommended in the Legal 500 2010

If you are dealing with any aspect of corporate real estate or energy infrastructure, you need Graham on side. Graham acts for funds, institutions, occupiers and land owners (on land and offshore), as well as companies buying into other businesses where real estate plays an operational part. 

He has development funded land in Madrid and bought and sold London trophy buildings for M&G, asset managed the seabed for The Crown Estate, pre-let a scheme in London's west end for a 50/50 JV between Oxford Properties and The Crown Estate and helped Asahi buy into the entire premium beer business of Fuller, Smith & Turner's. Graham has been recommended twice in the Legal 500 and has built an industry reputation for commerciality and pragmatic legal delivery.

Awards and recognitions


Commercial Property
Legal 500


Commercial Property
Legal 500

Education and admissions


LL.B., University of Durham

LPC, The College of Law, London



Representative experience

Acting for M&G Real Estate on the purchase and sale of Bankside 1, 2 and 3 on London's Southbank. This was M&G Real Estate's largest ever property acquisition.

Acting for The Crown Estate in connection with the entirety of its offshore wind portfolio.

Acting for Asahi on the real estate aspects of its £250 million acquisition of the entire premium beer business of Fuller, Smith & Turner's.

Acting for CMS Cameron McKenna LLP on their London Headquarter office relocation.

Acting for NI Group Limited on the sale of Fortress Wapping as a 15 acre development opportunity.

Acting for the BBC on the sale of Television Centre.

Acting for News Corp UK and Ireland Limited on their relocation of corporate and editorial staff from Fortress Wapping.

Acting for American Express on their major property relocations and redevelopments in the UK.

Acting for Land Securities Trillium, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Barclays Bank in the UK's largest PFI Building Schools for the Future programme, with an estimated value in excess of £1bn.

Acting for the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority on a joint venture with Goodman International for the development of an atomic research facility in Harwell, Oxford.

Advising M&G Real Estate on the pre-let of the entirety of 1 Forbury Place, Reading (the largest transaction in Reading in 25 years).

Advising one of the M&G Real Estate european funds on the c85m EURO development funding of an office building in Madrid's CBD.

Acting for The Crown Estate on the pre-let arrangements at St James's Market.

Advising M&G Real Estate on its c£135m exit from the Big Box Industrial partnership with SEGRO.

Acting for M&G's retail fund on the purchase of Riverside House in London, HQ of OFCOM, for £120m from IVG.

Acting for several U.S. corporate, financial and media clients taking space in the London mid-town and west end markets.

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