Rees is a partner and co-head of Shoosmiths’ real estate investment group, advising some of the firm’s largest clients on major real estate projects. With extensive experience of working with private and listed property companies and investment funds on large-scale investment and financing transactions, as well as asset management transactions across portfolios, he is well-known for his forensic transaction management and working to challenging delivery timeframes. Shoosmiths’ real estate investment group advised on more than £1.2bn in deals during 2023, completing key transactions across various asset classes, including life sciences, offices, retail, industrials and data centres.