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About Alan

Alan is a Partner in Winckworth Sherwood’s Real Estate team, with particular expertise in development projects.

Recent Experience

  • Acting for the developer of 2 landmark residential towers on City Road, London from acquisition through to disposal.  Different and innovative funding solutions were used for each scheme.  The starchitect designed buildings have completed and subsequently won various industry awards
  • Acting on the purchase of a series of Grade 11 Listed buildings in Hampstead for conversion into a unique residential campus
  • Advising on a £200m co-investment platform between a private equity fund and a specialist residential developer
  • Advising a major housebuilder and their funder on the sale of that housebuilder to a private equity fund with associated bank facilities
  • Establishing a joint venture vehicle to carry out a site assembly and ultimately a mixed use riverside development including a high tech performing arts facility

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales

Career Experience

2016 to present: Partner, Winckworth Sherwood

2013 to 2016: General Counsel and Company Secretary, Mount Anvil

2006 to 2013: Senior Associate then Partner, Addleshaw Goddard

2004 to 2005: Senior Associate, Eversheds

1996 to 2004: Trainee then Associate, Allen & Overy

‘Alan Duncan and Francesco Ferrari have provided an excellent and responsive service understanding our business needs and those of the other side of a transaction. Always available and looking to get things done.’

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