Howard Kennedy bags prime space for Aspinal at St James’s Market

Law firm Howard Kennedy had advised Aspinal of London on its new flagship store at St James’s Market in the heart of London’s West End.

Aspinal of London Flagship at St James's Market

The store will be Aspinal’s largest to date, extending to 3,370 sq ft including a mezzanine floor, showcasing its full collection of premium hand-crafted products across a series of rooms that highlight the ‘lifestyle journey’.

Aspinal’s will be joining other premium brands at St James’s Market including Jigsaw, the first UK stores for Paul and Shark, Swiss cycling brand ASSOS and Smeg.

The development, owned jointly by Oxford Properties and The Crown Estate, also includes a number of new restaurants including Nordic Aquavit, Ole and Steen’s Danish Bakery, Salt Yard’s Veneta, Urban Tea Rooms and the Japanese Anzu.

The Howard Kennedy team, led by Real Estate Senior Associate Vanessa Laundon and Partner Nicky Stewart, advised Aspinal’s on its lease at St James’s Market.

Nicky Stewart said: “Howard Kennedy has a particularly strong team of retail and leisure specialists advising luxury brands and restauranteurs across London and the UK. We are delighted to act for Aspinal’s, a new client for the firm, on securing space at St James’s Market, one of the most exciting retail and leisure destinations in London’s West End.”


Nicky Stewart, Partner
St James’s Market, one of the most exciting retail and leisure destinations in London’s West End.
Nicky Stewart, Partner

Sarah Rotheram, chief executive at Aspinal of London said: “We are delighted to be opening our flagship store in such a notable building as St James’s Market. The iconic architecture and back drop of Regent Street St James's is in perfect synergy with Aspinal, as a Heritage British brand, and we look forward to welcoming many new customers into the store.”

Howard Kennedy’s Real Estate team acts for some of the world’s leading luxury retailers and restaurateurs including Cartier, Elli Saab, Mont Blanc, Rigby & Peller, Tara Jamon and Alan Yau.

About Howard Kennedy

About Howard Kennedy

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.


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