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John Meehan


John Meehan

John is recognised as a "Leader in the Field" in Real Estate by Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession and a "Recommended Lawyer" in Commercial Property by The Legal 500.

Clients come to John for his strategic advice on how to shape and structure their deals for the best commercial solution. With his wide ranging experience in all aspects of commercial property law, commercial property finance, insolvency related property matters and tax, John ensures that all stakeholders’ interests are considered.

John has an excellent reputation for being efficient, firm and fair. John’s work includes:

  • land and development deals (including clawback & overage)
  • property joint venturing
  • property finance/forward funding
  • investment
  • landlord/tenant
  • risk analysis & strategy for realisation or restructuring of distressed property or insolvency
  • coordinating due diligence on property related due diligence.

He has his own dedicated team of lawyers with whom he has worked for over 10 years. In larger deals, he is the principal contact for clients and manages the various specialisms and other external professional advisers to keep the deal on the commercial track.

As well as the advisory work, John also deals with the project management of lawyers on other deals at home & abroad.

Qualifications: LLB (Hons) (Tax) Dip LP
Qualified: 1996
Joined the firm: 2011

  • Legal 500 2021: Recommended Lawyer
  • Chambers 2021: ranked in