Our team of real estate attorneys and paralegals is nationally recognized for superior quality work and the ability to complete even the most complex transactions on-time and within budget. Recognized as one of the nation’s top real estate law firms, our attorneys have also been honored by organizations including Chambers & Partners, Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers.® We offer a full spectrum of services related to commercial real estate including, transactional, leasing, financing, development, mixed-use and warehouse & distribution needs.


Knowing the viewpoint of all parties makes us very effective.

Because we represent developers, corporations, pension funds, investment funds, health care and educational institutions, insurers, restaurants, hotels—landlords and tenants—lenders, and borrowers, we have a deep appreciation for the priorities of all parties in a real estate transaction. Over time, this perspective has given us an ability to efficiently negotiate and close some of the region’s largest and most complex real estate transactions. We represent everyone from local clients to FORTUNE 500® companies with real estate projects throughout the country.

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Our international network

Hinckley Allen is a member of Globalaw, an over 20 year old global network of mid-sized independent law firms, with the mission of providing excellent personalized legal services though a well-connected relationship focused network. It offers a worldwide network of over 110 independent, full service law firms, with approximately 4,500 lawyers practicing in over 165 cities spanning 85 countries. All of Globalaw’s member firms have broadly-based real estate, business and litigation practices, and each is well versed in its local jurisdiction on how to get things done. As a result, the network provides our clients with immediate access to a responsive, seasoned, and specialized real estate experts, wherever needed. So, when you are managing or pursuing international real estate investments – whether shopping centers, development deals, port facilities or office buildings – our attorneys can offer an efficient, responsive way to move into new opportunities through our personal relationships within the Globalaw network.

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Case Studies

Case Study

Counsel for City in Acquisition and Development of Historic Property

Represent the City of Portsmouth, NH in the acquisition of the historic Thomas J. McIntrye building from the federal government via the National Historic Monuments Program and in negotiations with a private developer for the rehabilitation and modernizatio…

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Development Counsel for Live/Work/Stay/Play Project in Southern NH

Development counsel for the Tuscan Village Project which involves the redevelopment of the former 120 acre Rockingham Park Racetrack into one of New England’s premier “live, work, stay, play” projects. Tuscan Village is a 2.8M SF mixed-use destinati…

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News & Insight

Firm News

Hinckley Allen Celebrates 11 Years as a Best Place to Work in Connecticut

March 3, 2020

Hinckley Allen was selected as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Connecticut by Hartford Business Journal, taking eighth place in the large employer category, marking the eleventh year in a row that Hinckley Allen has been recognized as a top employer…

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33 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 4, 2019

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has selected 33 Hinckley Allen attorneys as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to rece…

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Executive Orders in Connecticut Suspend and Modify Public Hearing Procedures

March 27, 2020

Governor Lamont has issued two Executive Orders relating to public agency meetings, Executive Order 7B, which allows public agency meetings to be held by video conference or conference call, and Executive Order 71, which suspends and modifies notice proced…


Proposed Massachusetts Bill Could Ease Permitting Process for Municipalities and Schools

March 25, 2020

On March 24, 2020, Governor Baker filed a proposed bill with the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives titled “An Act to Further Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and School Districts Resulting from COVID-19.”  The proposed bill, …

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