Graham Cutts

Graham Cutts

Senior Associate
London

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2941

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Recommended in the Legal 500 2020

Graham helps clients buy, sell, develop and let Real Estate, domestically and cross-border (on dry land and in the seabed).  He relocates corporate HQs, acts on commercial transactions where Real Estate is business-vital and manages all-asset Real Estate and Energy investments.  Clients rely on Graham's personable and commercially direct approach.  If you want a lawyer that thrives on project management, risk-analyses points you should take and leave and avoids needless back and forth between counterparts, why not get in touch to see what Graham can bring to your business?    

Graham acted on London's newest skyscraper (currently under construction). He's development-funded distribution centres across the country (public and private sector), bought and sold trophy offices for a leading UK investor, let a ground-up scheme in London's west end for a JV, asset managed an offshore energy portfolio and helped a globally iconic brand buy into a UK premium F&B business. 

Graham's three recommendations in the Legal 500 are testament to the feedback, reliance and trust that clients place in his ability to deliver in a way that exceeds their expectations.

Awards and recognitions

2020, 2011-2010

Commercial Property
Legal 500

Education and admissions

Education

LL.B., University of Durham

LPC, The College of Law, London

Memberships

CoreNet

Representative experience

Acting on the holding structure and development management of London's newest skycraper (currently under construction).

Acting for M&G Real Estate on the purchase and sale of Bankside 1, 2 and 3 on London's Southbank.

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

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.

Acting for M&G Real Estate on the development-funding of three logistics distribution centres.

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