Real Estate

At Setfords Solicitors we have specialist lawyers who advise on both commercial and residential developments, investment transactions, funding work and all aspects of real estate acquisition, disposals, lettings and management.

We can assist with:


Landlord and Tenant



Joint Venture

Public Sector

Lawyers in focus

Tom Flatau

Tom Flatau – Head of Real Estate

Tom has spent his career advising primarily residential developers in relation to acquisitions, disposals, estate set-ups and plot sales and also commercial developers in relation to acquisitions and disposals. He acts on everything from initial acquisition through to the final plot sale.

Setfords has a highly experienced property team specialising in plot purchases and sales. The department is led by Tom Flatau who has worked in real estate for more than 15 years and has acted for the majority of the biggest developers in the UK.

Tom is supported by an extensive administration team based at our head office in Guildford. The firm also has offices in the heart of the prestigious Chancery Lane in London. The support consists of property secretaries and administrators, paralegals, reception service, marketing, a post completion department, client care team and IT.

Tom’s profile

We have been delighted with the service received and would recommend Tom to anyone requiring legal services and wanting professional and efficient representation.”

I believe trust is the key to any good business relationship and that’s why I work with Setfords – I’ve just instructed them to deal with the sale of one of my businesses because their lawyers always deliver....