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Slaughter and May

Living Wage
ONE BUNHILL ROW, LONDON, EC1Y 8YY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7090 5000
DX:
11 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.slaughterandmay.com
Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, London

John Nevin

Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Email:
Slaughter and May

Work Department

Commercial Real Estate, Environment

Position

Partner with considerable experience in a wide range of commercial real estate work. He has acted extensively on acquisitions and disposals of all types of property interests, on significant development projects, joint ventures, and on major lettings. John also advises on the property and environmental aspects of corporate and finance transactions including acquisitions and disposals, restructurings and secured financings.

Career

Trained Slaughter and May; qualified 1997; associate 1997-2006; partner 2006.

Education

St Ignatius Roman Catholic College; Woodhouse College (sixth form); Pembroke College, Cambridge (BA Law Hons 2(1)).

Leisure

Golf, skiing, football, theatre, cycling, travelling.


London: Real estate

Commercial property

Within: Commercial property

With a distinct focus on high-value, non-commoditised work, Slaughter and May¬†has ‚Äėthe kind of strength in depth and commercial acumen that clients may expect from a highly specialised firm‚Äô. The department has built particular expertise in athletic stadium developments and has a number of such developments ongoing, including advising Everton on its new stadium at Bramley Moore Dock. Department head Jane Edwarde¬†is advising Derwent London on a substantial mixed-use office, theatre and retail development above the new Crossrail station at Tottenham Court Road. Edwarde is also acting for a joint venture comprising a Carillion entity, Beijing Construction Engineering Group and the Greater Manchester Pension Fund in relation to the development of Airport City at Manchester Airport. The team also handles a considerable number of investment property transactions for Legal & General. Indeed, Richard Todd¬†assisted Legal & General on the ¬£270m sale of 70 Gracechurch Street in London, and also assisted the client with the ¬£56.5m sale of Two Central Square in Cardiff. The group also has experience with complex HQ moves; this has recently included John Nevin¬†assisting Bupa with the lease of its new HQ in Central London, and also advising Withers LLP¬†on the lease of its new 60,000ft HQ. In the leisure sector, the team advised Tonstate Group on the ¬£500m sale of two Metropole hotels. Other work includes handling a range of Central London landlord matters, and advising retailers such as Marks and Spencer on strategic property issues.

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