John Townsend > Lester Aldridge LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Lester Aldridge LLP
1 Fore Street

Work Department

Property & Conveyancing


John Townsend is a Partner in the Property & Conveyancing team.

John is a specialist residential property lawyer and has 20 years’ experience advising buyers and sellers in relation to freehold and leasehold transactions, dealing in particular with high value properties in London and in the country.

In addition to carrying out transactional work, he also has particular expertise of new leases and development property, Court of Protection and probate sales, re-mortgages, enfranchisement, auction sales and purchases and secured lending.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Hampshire

Lester Aldridge LLP has significant expertise in housebuilding, currently acting for five of the ten largest national housebuilders. The team is also seeing significant growth in the affordable housing sector and has a strong focus on the care market, as well as sheltered housing. Roger Woolley is a leading development lawyer and heads up the real estate group. Claire Long joined the team from Irwin Mitchell and advises on all aspects of non-contentious landlord and tenant work, while John Townsend arrived from Lewis Townsend LLP  and specialises in leasehold transactions.