15 January 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Allen & Overy is further boosting its Real Estate Group with the
appointment of one of the best known professional support lawyers, Emma
Slessenger. Previously at Dechert, Emma is joining the real estate team in
London on 14 February 2005.
This appointment further expands Allen & Overy’s respected real
estate practice. Earlier this year, partner Robert Porter joined the team
to further enhance its general real estate, funds, private equity
investment and joint ventures operations.
Adam Cleal, managing partner of the real estate group, commented:
“One of our key strategic aims as a group is to try to create an
environment in which we can train up the best real estate lawyers in the
market. Emma probably has the highest profile amongst real estate PSLs in
the UK and is a great addition to our team. Naturally, we are delighted
that she will be joining us.”