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Nick Clayson is areal estate and hospitality lawyer, focusing on the Middle East.
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 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.
- Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
Nick has been ranked as a band one practitioner in both Chambers Global, 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. 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'.