Nick Clayson

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3028
Nick Clayson

Nick Clayson


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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’.  

Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales