Howard Kennedy expands Real Estate Litigation team

04 Feb 2019
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London law firm, Howard Kennedy, is pleased to welcome Ed John as a partner to the firm’s burgeoning Real Estate Litigation team, reporting into the head of the team, Amanda McNeil.

Ed joins the partnership from Shoosmiths’ Real Estate Litigation practice, where he held a leading role within the hotels sector group. He has built on his extensive experience advising on commercial real estate matters, on everything from prevention to resolution advice over the years. Prior to Shoosmiths, Ed held roles within the Property and Trust Law team at the Law Commission of England and Wales, City firm Pritchard Englefield (now part of Irwin Mitchell) and held senior roles in the real estate disputes practices at Jones Day and Hogan Lovells.

Ed has a strong track record advising from both a landlord and a tenant perspective across hotel and leisure, office, retail, data centre and business continuity real estate. He also has experience in advising property developers on development disputes and insolvency practitioners in property-related insolvency matters. His skill set fits well with Howard Kennedy’s wider Real Estate Litigation proposition, one of the largest in Central London, noted for finding non-litigious ways of resolving potentially litigious issues.

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Following another successful year for Howard Kennedy’s Real Estate Litigation team, we are delighted to welcome Ed to the partnership. His twenty years of extensive experience and contacts compliments our present offering and will help us to deliver further growth in 2019.

Amanda McNeil, Partner and Head of Real Estate Litigation


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