Expertise 

Jon is a Managing Associate in the Funds and Indirect Real Estate (FIRE) team which advises investment managers, sovereign wealth funds, major institutions, property companies (both public and private), developers and investors in UK, pan-European and global activities across the real estate, private equity, infrastructure and energy sectors.

Jon has a broad range of corporate and commercial experience but has particular expertise in indirect / corporate wrapped real estate transactions, including the acquisition and disposal of indirect real estate interests, sophisticated joint ventures, development projects, investments and divestments and corporate structuring.

As much of Jon's work has an international or cross-border element he is adept in transactions utilising offshore entities and jurisdictions.  

Experience

Jon's recent experience includes:

  • The £80m share sale of a BVI SPV holding UK investment property, whereby the purchase price was settled in part by the transfer of a BVI SPV also holding investment property.
  • Advising a private equity fund on its investment in a scheme of brown field site developments alongside another fund and the developer.
  • Advising the developers of a £55m residential development on a joint venture with a private equity fund. 
  • Advising investors on their participation in a £30m landmark redevelopment on the south coast. 
Year qualified
  • 2013
Education
  • University of Kent – LLB Law Degree (2007)
  • University of Law – Legal Practice Course (2009)