Real Estate - China Hong Kong SAR

Decades of experience in real estate

Real estate is part of our law firm’s pedigree. Our in-depth industry knowledge, built up through long-term client relationships, is what gives our advice such strategic value. The expertise of our multidisciplinary team and our international footprint ensures we can deliver a full service when and where our clients need it.

A long track record

Whether you are acquiring, building, managing or diversifying, King & Wood Mallesons has a proven track record in advising on a full range of real estate transactions throughout the region. In Hong Kong these include sale and purchase as well as mortgage and leasing transactions in respect of residential, commercial and industrial properties – for both en bloc and strata title transactions. We also act on offshore transactions and structures that hold PRC property.

We have recognised experience in real estate funds management, wholesale property funds and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). Our longstanding reputation for excellence in large-scale development projects, portfolio acquisitions and divestments, and complex leasing positions King & Wood Mallesons at the forefront of this field.

In-depth real estate law expertise

Working with a broad client base in the real estate sector, we have developed deep industry insight and sector knowledge. This gives us with the ability to anticipate and navigate the challenges and risks, as well as capitalise on the opportunities.

For example, we acted on the acquisition of a majority interest in ATL Logistics Centre Hong Kong, the largest logistics facility in the world. We advised on all aspects of the acquisition, enabling King & Wood Mallesons to show the depth and breadth of our expertise in Hong Kong.

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Aspects of real estate our law firm advises on include:

  • Sale and purchase
  • Real estate finance
  • Leasing transactions (in respect of residential, commercial and industrial properties for both en bloc and strata title transactions)
  • Real estate construction, planning and development
  • Property-backed securities
  • Real estate investment funds and trust
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Real estate disputes
  • Property management.
"This respected, full-service group is handling an ever-growing work load, advising on the full range of real estate matters."


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