LAWFUEL – Legal Newswire – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed John Fordham as departmental managing partner for Freshfields’ real estate practice in London with immediate effect.
Commenting on the appointment, Chris Morris, global real estate head said, ‘John and I have worked together successfully on many projects over the years, so it is a particular pleasure for me that he has agreed to take on the London departmental managing partner role.’
John specialises in general commercial property work such as sales and purchases, landlord and tenant issues, but with an emphasis particularly on property and project finance. His sector experience includes institutional investment, banking, transport, brewing and retailing.
John replaces Mark Wheelhouse who will be returning to full time practice work.