Hira is the National Head of Real Estate & Construction. He has specialised in real estate taxation matters for the majority of his professional career.
He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. He also holds an MBA from Manchester Business School.
His technical areas of interest include:
- Real Estate Funds - He advises real estate funds invested in the UK and overseas throughout the spectrum of investment styles from ‘Core’, ‘Core plus’ ‘Value add’ and ‘Opportunistic’. His advice encompasses the establishment, operation and liquidation of funds. Clients include, amongst others: AFIAA, Alecta, Aviva plc, Axa-REIM, Fidelity Group, Fortress Investment Group LLC, La Salle Investment Management.
- UK listed companies - He advises a number of listed companies in relation to their compliance and advisory matters. Clients include: Legal & General plc and SEGRO plc.
- Family offices - His family office clients include Middle Eastern and Asian clients invested in a wide range of UK and European real estate assets.
- Other Collective Investment Vehicles - These include Sovereign Wealth Funds and specialist Real Estate debt funds.