John Nevin

Joined firm 1995. Partner since 2006.

John has considerable experience in a wide range of real estate work. He has acted extensively on acquisitions and disposals of all types of property interests, on significant development projects and on major lettings.

Highlights include advising:

  • Derwent London in connection with the redevelopment of 25 Baker Street and the letting of the commercial premises
  • Linklaters, Jones Lang LaSalle, Clifford Chance, Allen & Overy, Dentons, Kirkland & Ellis, Bupa, Diageo, Inmarsat, Reed Smith, Baker McKenzie, Travers Smith and others on their new London headquarters
  • Equinix in connection with its EMEA data centre assets
  • The John Lewis Partnership on its £500 million BTR residential joint venture with abrdn
  • The Clothworkers’ Company on a new City tower at 50 Fenchurch Street
  • Ocado on the roll out of its customer fulfilment centre network
  • The Fishmongers’ Company on the mixed-use redevelopment of Seal House
  • Elysian Residencies in connection with its UK senior living facilities
  • Halsbury Homes on its residential development sites

John is listed as a leading individual in the Real Estate section of Chambers UK, 2024.  He is recognised as a leading individual for Corporate Occupiers and Development and recommended for Investment in the Commercial Property section of Legal 500 UK, 2024.  John is also listed as a notable practitioner in IFLR1000 2023, recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Real Estate 2024 and is the contributing editor of The Real Estate Law Review.

“According to sources: ‘John Nevin is very well informed, and he balances the legal, technical work with the business needs of his clients’. ‘He understood our requirements quickly and could suggest workarounds to any bumps in the road based on his own experience’.” Chambers UK, 2021