Caroline Taylor advises clients on a wide range of commercial real estate matters.

Ms. Taylor represents occupiers, investors, private equity firms, lenders, and borrowers. She helps clients navigate complex real estate matters, including:

  • Real-estate focused corporate acquisitions and disposals, often across multiple jurisdictions
  • Commercial lease transactions and all types of landlord and tenant work
  • Purchases and sales of high-value premises and property portfolios
  • Investment premises management
  • Real estate financing and refinancings

Ms. Taylor maintains an active pro bono practice, advising charities on all aspects of commercial real estate.

Ms. Taylor’s experience includes advising:

  • China Life on its 70% investment acquisition of 10 Upper Bank Street (1 million square feet) in Canary Wharf for £795 million
  • Biomed Reality on acquiring Granta Park, a 472,200-square-foot multi-let science research park in Cambridge, for £127 million
  • Yucaipa on the real estate elements of acquiring Soho House, a private member club and hotel company
  • An investment client on lease restructuring for a trophy retail property in Bond Street, London with an annual rent of £4 million
  • Takeda UK on a multiple commercial lease transactions for various UK sites 
  • A global manufacturing company on the European real estate aspects of selling one of its European businesses for US$1 billion
  • Cohen Media Group on the acquisition of Curzon Cinemas, the UK’s pre-eminent specialized cinema operator
  • DAZN, the global sports entertainment platform, in its attempt to acquire BT Sport
  • Wagamama, Duke Street, Hutton Collins, and the other selling shareholders on the real estate aspects of the sale to The Restaurant Group plc of Wagamama
  • An energy-transition infrastructure investor on the real estate aspects of the refinancing and subsequent £341 million sale of their UK power plants
  • Digital Realty on its US$8.4 billion combination with Interxion

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • Legal Practice Course, Nottingham Law School, 1999
  • Common Professional Examination, College of Law, London, 1996
  • Bachelor of Economic and Social Studies', Swansea University, 1992