Mehar Patel is a Partner in Shoosmiths’ Real Estate team with over 15 years’ experience, specialising in supporting clients in property finance, development, investment, and portfolio management. He has a wide experience of dealing with largescale property financing across multiple property portfolios acting for lenders, funds, and borrowers.

Mehar also has a range of experience across a broad spectrum of property types, acting for developers, local authorities, landlords and tenants, and investment acquisitions and disposals of real estate assets for funds. In addition, he is well versed in providing corporate support in company and business acquisitions, equity injections/withdrawals and sales.

Mehar joined Shoosmiths from an inhouse role at a large fintech finance provider where he was Head of Legal, dealing with a variety of different legal, regulatory and operational issues, giving him a broad commercial and client focused skillset.

Recent examples of Mehar’s practice include:

  • Acting for one of England’s largest private school groups on property acquisitions and portfolio management 
  • Supporting a number of lenders in their UK Property Finance work across lending and loanbook management
  • Advising a US tech company with portfolio management work on its UK real estate investment portfolio 
  • Supporting a US bio-pharma company on its English real estate asset management 
  • Supporting a Japanese conglomerate in its UK property portfolio across investment and leasing sectors 
  • Advising a global Indian conglomerate on its UK property investments
  • Acting for a large Italian super-luxury fashion brand on its English property acquisitions
  • Supporting a number of companies in the property aspects of corporate mergers, acquisitions and equity injections/withdrawals and sales. 


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