Europe

When the dragon meets the lion: a guide to Chinese investment in UK property

In the first of a four-part series comparing the real estate systems in the UK and China, Rob Thompson,  head of real estate London at Irwin Mitchell, highlights some of the potential surprises that lie in store for Chinese investors over here


The UK property market, especially London, has long established itself as an attractive investment location for foreign investors from all over the world, with the latest surge in interest coming from China.

A number of factors, including the established legal system, stable economy and secure political environment, have resulted in the UK…

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