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Jack Farrar advises on a broad range of construction and real estate matters across a number of industry sectors including logistics, student housing, office and residential, and shopping centers. He has particular experience in real estate development, real estate finance, and infrastructure projects. He has acted on large-scale property developments, financings, and refinancings for funders and borrowers, corporate restructurings, acquisitions, disposals, and in relation to landlord and tenant work.

Jack represents a broad range of clients including Aermont Capital, Delancey, British Land, Greystar, iQ Student Accommodation, London Metric, and Oxenwood Real Estate and global banks including Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC Bank).

Jack's recent experience includes advising Aermont Capital in its development and subsequent disposal of a multi-let office and retail property in central London, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation in its financing of a large mixed-use development in central London, and Oxenwood Real Estate on its acquisition of the Ultrabox logistics portfolio.

Jack is a member of the Society of Construction Law (SCL).


  • Entity advised by Henley Investment acquires Bedfont Lakes, New Square office parkJones Day represented an entity advised by Henley Investment Management Limited in connection with its acquisition of the Bedfont Lakes, New Square office park near Heathrow airport and the establishment of a joint venture with Sixth Street.
  • Pictet Alternative Advisers acquires three Grade II listed office buildings in ManchesterJones Day represented Pictet Alternative Advisers SA in connection with the £119 million acquisition of three Grade II listed office buildings in Manchester, United Kingdom from Helical Plc and continues to act on the acquisition financing with Helaba and establishment of a joint venture with XLB Property.
  • Henley Investments acquires Regent Retail Park in Salford, EnglandJones Day advised Henley Investment Management Limited in its £16 million acquisition of Regent Retail Park, a 116,000 sq. ft. retail park in Salford, England.
  • Goldman sold iQ Student Accommodation dorms to Blackstone for £4.66 billionOn May 15, 2020, Jones Day clients Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and the Wellcome Trust completed the sale of iQ Student Accommodation to Blackstone for £4.66 billion (US$5.73 billion), representing the largest ever private real estate transaction in the UK.
  • Ted Baker refinances existing credit facilitiesJones Day represented Ted Baker plc, a UK fashion retailer, in connection with the refinancing of its existing credit facilities.
  • Pinewood Group lets part of Pinewood Studios to Walt DisneyJones Day advised Pinewood Group Limited in respect of the letting of part of Pinewood Studios to Walt Disney for an undisclosed rent.
  • Greystar and Henderson Park obtain £385 million facility from Cain International for acquisition and development of residential project located in LondonJones Day represented Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC and Henderson Park in connection with a £385 million facility from Cain International to support the acquisition and development of an 894-home build-to-rent (BTR) residential project located in Nine Elms, London.
  • Independent financial services firm sells One Poultry in LondonJones Day advised an independent financial services firm subsidiary in its sale of a special purpose vehicle which owns One Poultry, London.