Deepa has considerable multi-disciplinary experience within the commercial real estate market, both nationally and internationally. She acts on structured sales, purchases and restructuring of both UK and European real estate assets. In addition, Deepa advises private equity funds and companies on the formation of funds and joint ventures and has acted on some significant corporate acquisitions. In addition, Deepa advises both national and international developers on complex residential-led mixed use schemes in the UK. Deepa's practice includes significant work across the "alternative" assets sector (student accommodation, multi-family and senior living).
In terms of industry recognition, Deepa is ranked in Chambers & Partners as being a Notable Practitioner for her commercial approach, she is listed as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 and Deepa was recognised as a "Hot 100" lawyer in The Lawyer 2015 (the 100 most influential lawyers in their various fields across the UK).
As Global Head of Investment & Development at DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, Deepa is responsible for the market profile of the real estate practice across sectors.
When Deepa is not working, she juggles being a single parent to two teenage girls (aged 17 & 15) and her son (age 7). In Deepa’s view, she comes to work for a rest and "handling a board room is far easier than raising children!"