Anthony Hunt > Howard Kennedy LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Howard Kennedy LLP
NO.1 LONDON BRIDGE
LONDON
SE1 9BG
England

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Anthony Hunt heads the Corporate Real Estate team, which focuses on the real estate sector, acting for domestic and international investors and developers, in particular in the hotel, retail, restaurant and leisure sectors.

As Head of Corporate Real Estate, Anthony plays a lead role in the operation and development of the firm’s fast growing corporate real estate practice and especially its recognised expertise in the hotels and leisure sector.

He is also one of the lead corporate partner contacts for M&A, as well as the firm’s international practice and its two referral networks and sits on the Exco of Lawyers Associated Worldwide.

Anthony acts for private and listed companies and entrepreneurs and he works closely with several international high net worth clients.

He advises clients on all aspects of corporate finance, domestic and international listings, takeovers, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, MBOs and MBIs.

He also supports clients with turnaround and pre-pack, public and private fund raising, secured lending, acquisition finance, tax-related products and collective investments schemes advice and guidance.

He works on all types of corporate transactions including domestic and cross-border M&A, private equity and venture capital, corporate finance, including AIM, domestic and international wealth protection and private and corporate banking.

Languages

French, German, Russian.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m

Howard Kennedy LLP’s ‘technically very astute’ M&A team enjoyed a very busy 2021; Gillian White  is an expert in corporate transactional work, but also acts in an advisory capacity in connection with shareholder disputes and corporate governance matters. Ashley Reeback specialises in all forms of corporate law with an emphasis on M&A and AIM related transactions. Jonathan Polin , also a UK corporate restructuring specialist, has acted on significant UK and European real estate deals and has a broad experience acting for betting and gaming companies. Paul Glassberg  has considerable experience in online/tech and fintech, real estate, retail and leisure, and the distressed sectors. Anthony Hunt  focuses on the real estate sector, acting for domestic and international investors and developers, in particular in the hotel, retail, restaurant and leisure sectors.

London > Industry focus > Hospitality and leisure

Howard Kennedy LLP‘s team acts for luxury brands, boutique operators and mid-sized chains as well as international operators. The practice is led by Adam Walford , Anthony Hunt  and Alex Watt. Walford focuses on asset management and acquisitions and disposals owned by leisure entities, particularly restaurants. Hunt is the key corporate real estate expert. Intellectual property specialist Watt joined the practice from Browne Jacobson LLP in May 2021.