Deepa is Head of International Real Estate Investment.

Deepa specialises in both real estate investment and development, acting for domestic and overseas developers, property companies, institutional investors and funders. She has significant expertise in complex real estate transactions including structured investments and disposals, joint ventures and all aspects of corporate real estate and real estate finance transactions both single asset and portfolios.

She has notable experience leading multidisciplinary teams on both real estate and corporate transactions and has developed a particular expertise in the residential sector (student accommodation, co-living, build-to-rent and senior living schemes). Deepa also acts for national and international developers on residential-led mixed-use schemes including scheme structuring and risk analysis.

Deepa has been ranked in top legal directory Chambers & Partners for the last eight consecutive years for Real Estate: £150 million and above and was ranked as a Leading Individual in the 2022/23 edition of the Legal 500 for Commercial Property Development. Deepa is included in the Hot 100 most influential lawyers (The Lawyer).

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  • Advising Regal London on a number of residential led mixed use schemes in Greater London including joint ventures, forward funding deals and development management positions.
  • Advising Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC on a number of portfolio JVs with CA Ventures, Courtland and Apache Capital to establish a platform for student accommodation and BTR development projects across the UK and Europe.
  • Advising Patrizia on a number of office and logistics acquisitions across the UK and Europe and on its senior living fund strategy across the UK and Europe.
  • Advising Danescroft Land on a number of investment acquisitions across sectors (office, industrial, hotels) in the UK.
  • Advising Sage Global on a number of investment acquisitions and financings across sectors in the UK and Europe.


  1. 1996 – 1997 · University of Bristol, Legal Practice Course (Commendation)
  2. 1994 – 1996 · University of Bristol, Bachelor of Laws

memberships and associations

  1. ULI
  2. Investment Property Forum
  3. Real Estate Balance
  4. CREW UK