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Anthony Hunt is diligent, commercial, pragmatic and extremely responsive. He is ‘a pleasure to deal with’.

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market - London,
Legal 500 2017

Anthony Hunt is an experienced M&A lawyer with a particular focus on the real estate sector, acting for domestic and international investors and developers, in particular in the hotel, retail, restaurant and leisure sectors.

Anthony acts for private and listed companies, financial institutions and intermediaries and entrepreneurs. He advises clients on all aspects of corporate finance, domestic and international listings, takeovers, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, MBOs and MBIs. He also supports clients with turnaround and pre-pack, public and private fundraising, secured lending, acquisition finance, tax-related products, and collective investments schemes advice and guidance.

Anthony plays a lead role in the operation and development of the firm’s corporate real estate services. He is also one of the lead corporate partner contacts for M&A, as well as the firm’s international practice and its two referral networks.

He works closely with clients on all types of corporate transactions including domestic and cross-border M&A, private equity and venture capital, corporate finance, including AIM, domestic and international wealth protection and private and corporate banking.

Recent work
  • Advising on the purchase of residential and commercial sites and hotels in and around London for a listed German fund with over €750m of assets under management, including two landmark London portfolio bids.
  • Acting for Pandora on the acquisition of various concept stores from franchise partners to grow the number of owned and operated stores.
  • Advising a Middle Eastern ultra-high-net-worth family on the hotel and commercial redevelopment of Tobacco Dock.
  • Acting for Middle Eastern and Eastern European high-net-worth clients and Hong Kong private equity funds buying and selling London commercial and residential real estate.
  • Advising various UK developers and managers on key London commercial and residential developments, including Earl's Court, Vauxhall, and Royal Albert Dock.
  • Advising on a variety of hotel acquisitions and disposals, including The Arch and The Cheltenham Park.
  • Advising in relation to asset management and franchising with major hotel brands including IHG (Holiday Inn) and Hilton.
  • Acting on the AIM IPO of Comptoir Group.
Did you know
Anthony is an ardent and long suffering Fulham fan!


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