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WFW expands London real estate practice with new Partner hire24 June 2019

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Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) is delighted to announce that real estate expert Petar Orlic has joined the firm’s London office as a Partner as of today. He was previously a Partner at Reed Smith in the same city.

Petar has a broad practice with a primary focus on corporate/commercial, finance, development and management-related real estate transactions, both in the UK and continental Europe (especially Central and South Eastern Europe). His client base includes institutional investors, international and domestic banks and a wide variety of other commercial real estate investors. Petar also has considerable experience advising offshore investors and lenders in relation to high-end residential acquisitions.

WFW Global Real Estate Sector Head Felicity Jones commented: “Petar is an excellent addition to our real estate practice, one of the firm’s core industry sectors, both in London and internationally. I’m delighted to welcome him to the firm”.

London Real Estate Group Head Gary Ritter added: “As the second Partner to join our real estate group in London this year, Petar’s arrival at WFW is a clear demonstration of the firm’s commitment to expanding our real estate practice through targeted, quality lateral hires”.

Petar said: “WFW’s recognised real estate focus and impressive international network, especially here in London and in New York, make it an ideal platform from which I can further expand my practice and add value for my clients. I very much look forward to working with my new colleagues across WFW’s global network in supporting our clients both locally and internationally”.

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