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Naziana Mehdy

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Real Estate

Naziana has over a decade of experience in both Commercial Real Estate as well as Residential Properties. She trained at a Boutique Law Firm and has since gained a wealth of knowledge dealing with various complex high net worth Corporate Real Estate transactions.

Naziana specialises in both commercial and residential property working on a broad range of transactions across all disciplines. It entails all types of Commercial and Residential Property transactions.

The nature of the Commercial transactions are as follows:

  • Acquisitions of new Commercial Leases (acting for both Landlord and Tenant).
  • Dealing with Commercial Lease Assignments as well as the sale of Business and Assets.
  • Freehold Commercial Purchases subject to tenancies.
  • Freehold Commercial Sale subject to tenancies.
  • Dealing with complex purchase and sale of investment properties portfolio.
  • Restructuring and Financing.
  • Landlord and Tenant transactions for Commercial Retail clients.
  • Auction Sales and Purchases.

The Residential transactions entail the following:

  • Sale of Freehold and Leasehold Properties.
  • Sale of Leasehold Properties with an aspect of Lease Extensions whether it is the formal or informal route.
  • Purchase of Freehold and Leasehold Properties.
  • Purchase of New Build and also dealing with the Building Safety Act 2022.
  • Purchase of Land for Major Developments.
  • Purchase of Land by Companies with Bridge Finance.
  • Re-mortgages.
  • Lease Renewals.
  • Lease Extensions under the Leasehold Reform Housing Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA).
  • Re-Finances.
  • Transfer of Equity.
  • Auction Sales and Purchases.
  • Islamic Finances.

She also advises on Landlord and Tenant law, in particular business tenancies and the new changes to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

Naziana has recently been involved in major commercial disposals in the West End and The City. She has also been engaged to deal with retail and various restaurants acquisitions in London and across the country. She has a broad real estate practice acting for both domestic and international investors into UK Real Estate for a number of years now. Naziana has acted on both direct and corporate wrapper transactions and several portfolio deals. Naziana also specialises in Sharia/Islamic Financial property transactions, wills and trust deeds, and has worked closely with Ahli Bank UK Ltd: Habib Bank AG Zurich and Habibsons Bank UK Ltd, amongst other Islamic financial institutions.

She has wide experience across asset classes having acted on retail, restaurants, offices, industrial and residential.

Recent Experience

  • Currently dealing with a major commercial acquisition of the “Proud Embankment”.
  • Dealing with multiple acquisitions of Prezzo’s Premises and also the transfer of Premises Licence.
  • Naziana acted for client on the acquisition of “The SQUARE”- Michelin Starred French Restaurant in Mayfair that went into administration in January 2020.
  • Naziana recently acted for clients on the acquisition of various premises previously owned by Casual Dining Group, Café Rouge, Azzurri, Carluccio’s and Bills.

Outside Work

Naziana is a member of the University Women’s Club (UWC). She loves travelling to historical places, spending time with the family and is a cat lover.