Peter Sugden, managing partner of Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP, focuses his practice on real estate investment, finance and development, hospitality and leisure, real estate joint ventures and other structured real estate transactions in the UK and across Europe.
Peter advises a wide range of clients including private equity and opportunity funds, institutional investors, property companies, hotel owner operators and pension funds. His transactional experience extends over more than 25 years and spans all asset classes and all types of transactions from asset and corporate sales and purchases to fundings and financings, ground lease deals, debt purchase, portfolio transactions and complex development agreements. He has also acted for developers, particularly in the context of mixed-use schemes.
Clients describe Peter as “excellent at keeping his eye on the ball” and “a first-class act with wide-reaching knowledge and experience,” and note that “he personally deals with what he says he'll deal with and won't pass it on.” Peter “always makes himself available at very short notice to deal with any problems that arise.” "He has good commercial knowledge and will strike up a good rapport with the other side to help his client's interests." (Chambers UK and Legal 500)
Prior to joining the firm, Peter was head of the London Real Estate Group at Mayer Brown. He was previously a partner with two other prominent law firms in London.