Hogan Lovells Appoints New Real Estate Head

Hogan Lovells has appointed London real estate partner Jackie Newstead to serve as global head of real estate from 1 January 2014. 

Jackie will take the reins from retiring current Co-Heads Bruce Parmley and Michael Stancombe at the end of this year. She has been a partner at Hogan Lovells since 1997 and has held the role of London real estate Group Manager since 2007. She specialises in all aspects of commercial real estate including real estate development, institutional disposals, acquisitions, lettings and management, hotels and secured lending. 

Michael Stancombe will be retiring from the firm at the end of the year after more than 35 years. Bruce Parmley remains with Hogan Lovells acting as Head of RE (Americas).

Jackie is well known and respected within the property industry; and a member of the British Property Federation (BPF), the British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC) and the Investment Property Forum (IPF). She is also a member of the working group responsible for determining the content of the property syllabus for the City Legal Practice Course, and is Chair of the City of London Law Society Land Law Subcommittee.  She was formally Chair of the Asset Skills Property Sector Board, the Sector Skills Council responsible for the property industry. She has also won a number of awards, including the Association of Women Solicitors Award for Best Female Solicitor Managing a Large Practice and was highly commended for Legal Business Woman of the Year at the Law Society Excellence Awards. Jackie was also included in a list of The Top 50 Women in the inaugural UK Super Lawyers 2013.

Commenting on her appointment, Andrew Skipper, Global Co-Head of Hogan Lovells' corporate practice, said:

"Michael has had a long and distinguished career with Hogan Lovells and we wish him all the very best for the future. I'd like to thank both Bruce and Michael for all they have done in developing our global real estate practice since the combination in 2010. We are delighted that Jackie will be taking on the role of Head of real estate and look forward to seeing her build on the relationships she has already established."

Jackie Newstead added:

"Michael has been instrumental in developing our highly regarded and successful real estate practice and our relationships with some of the firm's key clients. I look forward to the challenge of building on what he and Bruce have achieved."


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