Melissa Wilkins is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its Real Estate Industry group. Ms. Wilkins has a range of experience in private M&A transactions and acts for a variety of stakeholders across the real estate sector on all aspects of investments in European real estate, including structured sales and acquisitions and joint ventures. She joined Goodwin in 2016.





Ms. Wilkins' recent matters include:

  • Advising Medical Properties Trust, Inc., a U.S. public REIT, in its €1.635 billion joint venture agreement with Primonial Group.
  • Advising Kennedy Wilson on two significant Dublin PRS joint ventures with AXA.
  • Advising a global alternative asset manager on the establishment of a c. £150 million co-investment vehicle to invest in the acquisition and development of PRS schemes across three central London locations.
  • Advising Greenoak in relation to two significant French real estate joint ventures.
  • Advising a US based investment firm on the acquisition, over a period of 24 months, of seven individual holiday park assets.
  • Advising Gramercy Europe on its acquisition of a real estate portfolio previously held in joint venture with Goodman Property Trust.
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Wilkins was an associate at Taylor Wessing LLP.

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LL.B., 2008
University of Southampton
Legal Practice Course, 2009
Guildford Law School, College of Law



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