Joe Conder, a partner in Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry group, focuses his practice on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including sales and purchases of high value investment properties, real estate development funding, real estate financing transactions and real estate sale and leaseback transactions. He has significant experience representing ultra-high net worth managers, sovereign wealth funds and open-ended funds and has advised a number of international funds, including those based in Europe, the U.S., Asia and the Middle East, to invest in UK real estate.





Mr. Conder’s recent matters include representing:

  • HSBC Alternative Investments and Hines UK on the £416 million sale of Broadgate West, a 460,000 square feet multi-let office building in London
  • Deutsche Asset Management on the £370 million acquisition and forward funding of the new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) headquarters building in Stratford, east London
  • Workspace on the £160 million acquisition of the Jersey company which owns Salisbury House at 28-31 Finsbury Circus, London EC2 and on the £98 million acquisition of 13-17 Fitzroy Street, London W1, both of which are multi-let properties and are Workspace’s highest value investments to date.
  • KWAP (Malaysian state pension fund) on the £210 million acquisition, financing and subsequent £270 million sale of 88 Wood Street in London
  • Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc on the £204 million acquisition of 111 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1 – a 227,000 sq ft landmark, Grade A building located near Victoria station in London which is the headquarters of the Daily Telegraph
  • Deutsche Asset Management on the £100 million acquisition and forward funding of 2 St Peter’s Square, Manchester, predominantly let to E&Y
  • Credit Suisse Asset Management on the £90 million sale of 3 Hardman Square, a multi-let office and retail building in Manchester’s Spinningfields development
  • Henderson Park on the £65+ million PRS joint venture with Greystar to acquire 180+ residential units across three sites in London
  • Medical Properties Trust (a U.S. REIT) on the acquisition and development funding of a new Circle operated hospital in Birmingham
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2012, Mr. Conder was a partner with Linklaters, serving as head of its UK investment team and co-head of its global real estate sector group.


Mr. Conder is highly ranked by Chambers UK under the Real Estate: Big-Ticket category, with clients describing him as “a very good operator who is straightforward to deal with” and as being “strong both technically and commercially.”

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Law Degree, 1995
Nottingham Law School
Undergraduate Degree, 1993
Nottingham University



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