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Shoosmiths LLP

RUSSELL HOUSE, 1550 PARKWAY, SOLENT BUSINESS PARK, WHITELEY, FAREHAM, PO15 7AG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 863000
Fax:
Fax 08700 866801
DX:
124693 WHITELEY
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Joanne McGuinness

Tel:
Work 03700 866901
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Joanne is a partner and head of the real estate team in Shootsmith’s Solent office. Joanne specialises in all aspects of commercial real estate development with a particular specialism in rail related projects advising Depot and Station Facility Owners, Transport Executives, landowners, occupiers and developers in respect to all aspects of real estate matters concerning both regulated and unregulated rail sites as well as negotiating and advising on the model template documentation required by Network Rail’s Investment Framework Policy and Guidelines.

Career

Qualified 1987; partner Denton Wilde Sapte 1999; partner Shoosmiths 2006.

Leisure

Family, tennis, running and sailing.


London: Transport

Rail

Within: Rail

Headline clients for the team at Shoosmiths LLP include Stagecoach Group, South West Trains, Hitachi Rail Europe, East Midlands Trains, and Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe. Chris McClure is noted for his ‘all-round grasp of the commercial issues at stake’; he was joined by Martin Fleetwood in 2015, which ‘has added to the strength and depth of the team’ according to clients. Ursula Gould and Joanne McGuinness are also recommended.

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Hampshire

Within: Commercial property: Hampshire

Shoosmiths LLP provides ‘an excellent service’. Practice head Joanne McGuinness advised the Defence Infrastructure Organisation on a multimillion-pound development in Aldershot. John Downs joined from Fieldfisher, while Chris Dolan moved to Blake Morgan LLP and Graham Bennett retired.

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South East: Transport

Aviation

Within: Aviation

Chris McClure at Shoosmiths LLP has been advising longstanding client Swiss International Airlines on the sublease of an Airbus A320 aircraft to Edelweiss Air. Joanne McGuinness continues to advise NATS Holdings.

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