JADE WILLIAMS-ADEDEJI is a multi-award-winning Real Estate partner. Jade advises clients on the full investment cycle of real estate ownership and has wide ranging experience in all aspects of real estate sales and acquisitions, real estate lending, landlord and tenant, portfolio and asset operation and management, development and distressed investment. Jade’s experience covers a wealth of real estate asset classes in both equity and asset investment including hotels, senior housing and assisted living, development properties, restaurants and leisure, warehousing, retail, offices, healthcare, student accommodation, sports stadia, renewable energy, and mixed-use developments.
Jade regularly advises institutions, lenders, and investors on secured lending, structured real estate income, restructuring, servicing existing property portfolios, and property finance matters in general. She has experience in acting for many different types of clients, including private equity funds, high net worth individuals, landlords, tenants, servicers, developers, UK and non-UK lenders, and strategic investors. Jade often advises charities on real estate matters, on a pro bono basis.
Jade is ranked for “Next Generation Partners” for Commercial Property: Investment and also recommended for Property Finance in The Legal 500 UK 2024. Jade was recently honored for the second year in a row at the Women in Business Law EMEA Awards 2023, where she won the “Real Estate Lawyer of the Year” award. In addition, Jade was recognized as a “Next Generation Partner” for Commercial Property: Investment in The Legal 500 UK 2023 and 2022. Jade was also shortlisted as a finalist for “Mentor of the Year” at the Inspirational Women in Law Awards 2021, the British Legal Awards 2021, and the Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards 2022. She was “Highly Commended” for this award at the British Legal Awards 2021.
Jade’s recent experience includes acting for:
- Recharge Industries, a portfolio company of Scale Facilitation, on its acquisition of Britishvolt Limited.
- Northwood Investors on the Sale of 20 Gracechurch Street in London.
- Apollo on its agreement to acquire Miller Homes, one of the UK’s leading homebuilders.
- Fortress Investment Group on the acquisition of Punch Pubs & Co.
- KKR on its majority acquisition of Biosynth Carbosynth, a Swiss life sciences reagents and custom synthesis and manufacturing services company.
- Great Hill Partners in connection with its investment in BigChange, the leading mobile workforce management technology company for the service and transport sectors.
- King Street on the financing of a hotel and apartment complex in Mayfair, London.
- KKR on the creation of a pan-European logistics development platform.