Howard Kennedy strengthens Residential Real Estate team with partner and team head
Law firm Howard Kennedy has strengthened its Residential Real Estate team with the appointment of Pervaze Ahmed. He joined the firm on 1 February as Partner and Head of Residential Property.
He brings to the firm a strong track record in all aspects of prime and super-prime residential property, acting for high net worth individuals, families, companies, trust companies, trustees, investment and trading companies and banks. He has a strong client base both in the UK, the Middle East and South East Asia.
Pervaze has in the past 24 months bought and sold houses and flats for clients exceeding £100m, including the purchase of a house in Eaton Square for in excess of £25m - this Belgravia townhouse is where Conservative ministers plotted to replace Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain with Winston Churchill during the Second World War.
Pervaze was previously a partner at Charles Russell and Blake Morgan in London.
Commenting on his appointment Pervaze said:
I am delighted to have joined Howard Kennedy. The firm has a strong reputation in the real estate market, acting for some of the largest and most exciting developers in the UK. I am excited at the prospect of be being able help the practice grow and develop.
Julian Hindmarsh, Partner and Chairman of Howard Kennedy’s Real Estate team said:
Pervaze is recognised as one of the leading residential property lawyers in London and he will be a real asset to the firm and our clients. He will also play a significant role in HK One – Howard Kennedy’s concierge service for high net worth clients with complex legal needs. We are thrilled by his decision to join the firm and I look forward to working alongside him as he develops our residential practice further.
Howard Kennedy has 53 partners and numbers 350 people in total and works alongside national and international clients across many disciplines, including banking, corporate and commercial, family, finance, employment, dispute resolution, intellectual property, private client, real estate and tax. Howard Kennedy has particular focus on the Financial Services, Media and Technology, Real Estate, Retail and Leisure, Sports Individuals sectors, and, through HK One, the firm’s legal concierge service for high net worth individuals with complex legal needs.
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