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Jason Tann is an excellent communicator, a true resolver and simplifier of potentially complicated challenges.

Legal 500 UK 2024

Jason Tann has over 20 years of experience as a solicitor in the London real estate market. He helps investors, developers, funders and occupiers with strategic decision making as well as dealing with all aspects of real estate.

Jason provides advice to public and private companies, landed estates, funds, charities, families and individuals on how to navigate the property world. He has a deep understanding of the London real estate market but also supports clients with assets and projects throughout the country.

Advising on assets in all commercial sectors and mixed-use investments and developments, Jason covers the full range of real estate investment, development, funding and asset management matters.  His experience as seconded in-house counsel to a listed property company has given him a vital insight as to the value that lawyers can, but don't always, bring to clients.

Jason also helps corporate clients with their occupational requirements and covers a broad range of ancillary property issues, such as management agreements and corporate real estate matters.

Recent work

  • Managing the team looking after a landed estate with commercial, mixed-use and residential property assets. Jason attends the client's board meetings and is directly involved in numerous commercial property acquisitions, forward-funding transactions and management matters.
  • Lead partner advising an investor on multiple property acquisitions over a number of years in prime central London locations, including high-end retail, offices, mixed-use and hotel and leisure investments. Transactions included the acquisition of corporate vehicles.
  • Advising an UHNW offshore investor on several prime central London commercial and residential property transactions, including acquisitions, developments, financing and disposals.
  • Managing the team advising a fund manager on asset management transactions across a portfolio of City assets with office, retail and leisure tenants.
  • Acting for a well-known charity on its move to new offices in central London. The transaction involved the pre-let of space in a new development with the accommodation to be provided to a turnkey specification.
  • Working with a private property company on numerous investment and development transactions ranging from refurbishment projects in central London to greenfield site land promotion and option arrangements.
  • Advising an investor on the appointment of a student housing operator for an operational scheme in a well-known university town. The advice also included arrangements for the hand-over of the business management from the incumbent operator.


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