Nick Clayson is a real estate lawyer based in London.
Nick has extensive experience in all areas of commercial real estate and work in the hotel and leisure sector, including domestic and international mixed-use development; domestic and international investment; the real estate elements of joint ventures, funds, M&A and private equity transactions; hotel management and hotel operation (including technical services, condominium structuring and destination management); corporate occupation (primarily in the retail, logistics, office and industrial sectors); and conventional and Islamic financing.
Nick spent ten years in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where he was instrumental in developing our market leading Middle East real estate practice. He has worked on a number of cross-border real estate transactions, large mixed use development projects and hotel/condominium developments.
Nick is ranked as a band one practitioner in Chambers Global 2015, where he is described as having ‘considerable experience of development and financing matters’, and is recommended as a leading individual for real estate in The Legal 500 2015. Clients recommend Nick as ‘knowledgeable, commercial and very accessible’, and for his ability to ‘explain complex issues in an incredibly easy-to-understand and commercial manner’.
Fuelled by the changing priorities of millennial travellers, new products have emerged to accommodate those looking for an alternative to the conventional hotel..
July 24, 2018
Blockchain will change the way in which real estate transactions are undertaken across the world..
January 02, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised 57 Whitehall Sarl, the joint venture between Hinduja Group and Obrascon Huarte Lain Desarrollos (OHLD) on the appointment of Accor Hotels to an ultra-luxury five star hotel under the iconic “Raffles” brand at the iconic Old War Office development..
January 29, 2018
A cross-border team from global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright acted as legal adviser to Savills on behalf of the Japanese Hotel chain, Prince Hotels, Inc. on the $50 million acquisition of the Staywell Hospitality Group portfolio. The acquisition, which includes the Park Regis and Leisure Inn brands, is one of the largest Australian hotel M&A deals of 2017..
July 25, 2017