Howard Kennedy welcomes Stephen Scott as Partner

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London law firm Howard Kennedy is growing its Real Estate Dispute Resolution practice by welcoming Stephen Scott who has joined as Partner.

Stephen is a highly experienced dispute resolution practitioner specialising in the real estate sector. He has extensive experience in asset management and advising on property development related disputes and residential property disputes. Stephen’s particular specialisms are the retail and consumer sector, Covid-19 related landlord and tenant issues, and Equality Act matters impacting real estate.

Stephen joins Howard Kennedy from Child & Child where he held the position of Head of Dispute Resolution. Prior to joining Child & Child, Stephen was a partner at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang UK for four and a half years and at Nabarro LLP for 17 years prior to its merger with CMS. Stephen started his legal career at Boodle Hatfield.

Commenting on his appointment, Amanda McNeil, Head of Real Estate Dispute Resolution at Howard Kennedy, said: “I am delighted that Stephen is joining us, with his extensive experience in all aspects of real estate. His comprehensive knowledge of the sector will help support our practice and I am confident that Stephen’s arrival will strengthen our existing expertise so that we can continue to assist our clients and grow our business.”

Stephen Scott added: “I am delighted to join Howard Kennedy and its well-established Real Estate Dispute Resolution team where I look forward to helping grow the practice and its client base, as well as deliver for our clients. In a world that is now having to deal with the repercussions of the pandemic, I hope that my expertise in dealing with Covid-19 related landlord and tenant issues will prove useful. I look forward to this next step in my career.”


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