Charles Maxwell is a real estate solicitor specialising in residential development, commercial real estate and residential real estate transactions. He is fluent in Hebrew and is Head of the Israel Desk.

Charles acts for real estate companies, high-net-worth individuals and international investors on a wide spectrum of non-contentious property matters, including sales, acquisitions, refinancing, management and bulk purchases of both residential and commercial properties.

On residential development matters, Charles typically works with his clients through the entire property cycle from site acquisition to individual plot sales, and provides clients with a round-the-clock service to ensure transactions are completed efficiently and in a timely manner.

He acts for a wide variety of Israeli real estate investors actively investing in the UK real estate market.

Charles also has experience in the leisure sector advising restauranteurs, hoteliers, and nightclub and bar operators.

Recent work
  • Advising on the £54m acquisition of the share capital of a company that owned a development in Harrow.
  • Advising on a complex 122 unit scheme acquisition and development called Hill House for £58m.
  • Advising on the £45m share acquisition relating to a Hilton hotel in London.
  • Advising on the £45m acquisition of high-profile building in Brentwood.
  • Acting on the financing of a £34m acquisition of a business park which entailed very tight time-frames and a very complex structure.
Listed as a Key Lawyer, Real Estate; Commercial Property: Development, Legal 500 2023
Did you know
Charles enjoys power boating off the south coast of England and spending time in Bournemouth.


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