Julien Allen


Julien has over 25 years' experience in all aspects of commercial property transactions including large City centre development projects, investment sales and acquisitions and portfolio financing. 

He has particular recognised expertise in forward funding and forward sale structures as well as development joint ventures.

Julien specialises in the Leisure sector, acting on the establishment of restaurants and clubs for Richard Caring's Caprice/Birley groups, Ivy Collections, Hakkasan, Burger King UK, Dynamo Restaurants and Yamabahce as well as numerous other restaurant, club and bar operators and breweries. He heads up Trowers & Hamlins' Hotels & Leisure Group.

Julien's principal clients also include US REIT Global Net Lease, BT plc (for whom he acted on the BT Sport television studio development at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and on the redevelopment of Rugby Radio Station), TR Property Unit Trust, M1 Real Estate, Marchmont Farms Limited, Alburn Investors and the Williams Group.

He recently acted for the US NYSE-quoted REIT, Global Net Lease on their high profile £170m purchase and leaseback of the 50-hectare McLaren Technology Centre campus near Woking, Surrey. 

 
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