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Mishcon de Reya bolsters Real Estate offering with double construction Partner hire

Posted on 2 September 2022

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Last updated 31 October 2022

Mishcon de Reya has expanded its construction capabilities with the hires of Marc Hanson and Adriano Amorese, who join the firm’s London office from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP).

Marc joins a Partner and the co-head of non-contentious construction, while Adriano joins as a Partner.

They are among sixteen new Partners to have joined Mishcon de Reya this year.

Marc is a leading non-contentious lawyer with over 30 years’ experience covering domestic and international projects for a diverse range of clients including property developers, institutions, public authorities, consultants, funders and contractors. He specialises in procurement routes for complex construction projects and drafting and negotiating all forms of construction documentation. He is ranked as tier 1 in Chambers and is a member of the Construction Hall of Fame in Legal 500. Prior to joining BCLP, Marc worked at CMS UK and Ashurst LLP.

Adriano Amorese is a non-contentious construction lawyer with over 15 years' experience working on a broad range of domestic and international projects. Adriano specialises in advising on procurement and implementation strategy and in drafting and negotiating all forms of legal construction documentation. He is recognised in Legal 500 2023 as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ and previously worked at Ashurst LLP.

Stephen Hughes, Chair of the Real Estate department at Mishcon de Reya, commented: "Construction has been identified as a strategic growth area for the firm and this is an excellent time to build upon our existing expertise and grow our team to meet client demand. Marc and Adriano are both highly established construction lawyers, proven business generators and market leaders who share our values and our vision for the Real Estate department. The strategic importance of these individual hires to our practice cannot be underestimated. We are delighted to welcome them both to the team."

Marc said: “I am extremely excited to be joining Mishcon de Reya – a firm with a market-leading reputation in Real Estate and a demonstrable commitment to growth in this area. There is a strong alignment between the firm’s growth strategy, in particular its intention to double down on real estate, and the goals I have for my own practice. I now look forward to working closely with an outstanding group of colleagues.”

Adriano added: “It’s an exciting time to be joining Mishcon de Reya, with the wider construction team having already laid strong foundations for future growth. By leveraging the firm’s existing client base and its strength and depth in Real Estate and other complementary disciplines, I hope to contribute to the firm’s long-term success by helping to build a best-in-class commercial construction practice.”

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