Robert Young

Robert Young
Senior Associate


T: +44 20 7814 8000
D: +44 20 3036 9851
M: +44 7738 329 245

Summary Open

Robert is a senior associate in the Real Estate Group. Robert advises on a range of real estate matters including acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant matters and development projects, with a particular interest in the power and renewables sector.

Experience Open

    Robert’s experience includes advising:
    • Malmaison Hotel du Vin Group on the real estate due diligence for a £363.4m acquisition by Fraser Hospitality UK Holdings of the Malmaison group from KSL Capital Partners LLC.
    • The BP Pension Fund in relation to the acquisition and development of numerous sites throughout the United Kingdom.
    • A major bank in relation to the finance, re-finance and development funding of numerous properties throughout Central London.
    • A US based client on a complex real estate demerger of a £100m commercial investment portfolio.
    • National Grid Electricity in relation to the onshore connection of the Navitus Bay Wind Farm Development.
    • DONG Energy on the OFTO disposal of all of the transmission assets of the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm.
    • Europe’s largest developer and operator of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects on the financing for acquisition and/or development of solar assets and projects.
    • A leading car manufacturer on the development of a combined heat and power (CHP) 5 MW biomass plant at its prime UK on-site car manufacturing facility.
    • National Grid Property in relation to the disposal of its former gas storage sites for mixed use redevelopment.
    • BP Oil (UK) Limited in relation to the acquisition and disposal and construction of its portfolio of petrol filling stations.
    • National Grid Gas on the management, operation and protection of its regulated portfolio of gas infrastructure assets in the East, South East and East Anglia.

Education Open

  • LPC at The University of Law, Chester
  • LLB (Hons) from Nottingham Trent University

Author/Speaker/Awards Open

  • Publication in Estates Gazette on “Statutory Undertakers and Compulsory powers”

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Affiliate member of the Energy Institute

News Open