is "professional and proactive with experience to match his commercial nous"
Legal 500 2016
Chris Harvey is a partner in Mayer Brown's London office and head of UK Real Estate.
Chris has extensive experience of acting for investors, funds, property companies, banks and developers in all kinds of investment, development and finance transactions. Recommended and ranked as a key individual, peers and clients alike are full of praise for Chris's real estate practice; sources say he has "a good commercial mind" and is "a good communicator who knows how to deliver deals." (Chambers UK 2014). His practice has a strong international aspect notes Chambers UK 2013; "technically excellent and knows how to deliver" (Legal 500 2013), he has "niche expertise in representing overseas investors" (Chambers UK 2012) and is "hardworking and reliable" (Legal 500 2011). In particular, Chris has extensive experience of acting for Asian, US and European investors investing into the UK real estate market.
Chris joined Mayer Brown in 2012 and was recently nominated by Times Online as one of the top ten future stars of the City. He was also named in Property Week’s ’40 under 40’ 2015 and 2016 list of rising stars in the real estate sector.