Cannon Place, 78 Cannon Street
EC4N 6AF - London
+44 20 7524 6906
Partner, CMS, United Kingdom
Clare Thomas is a partner in CMS’s Real Estate group. She has experience acting for property companies, funds, institutions and international investors on acquisitions, disposals, lettings and developments. Her transactional expertise spans a range of sectors including office, hotel, retail and mixed use. Significant transactions include acting on the acquisition by a Chinese investor of We Work’s European HQ in the City for £271 million and acquiring the Kensington Forum, one of London’s largest hotels for a U.K. private equity company. She also recently led one of the largest office acquisitions to take place in Canary Wharf since 2014.
She regularly speaks at industry events and leads the publication of CMS’s annual real estate thought leadership, with the most recent looking at the future of urban living across 6 key European Cities. She has been named as one of Bisnow’s 51 most influential women in real estate and appeared in The Lawyers Hot 100 List 2019.