Top 100 UK law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has appointmented Anthony Van Hoffen as a partner in the firm’s real estate legal practice group.
Anthony joins Lewis Silkin from Eversheds Sutherland where he was a partner. Previous to this, he worked with Slaughter and May, having qualified as a solicitor in 1999. In addition to his experience in the UK, Anthony is qualified as an attorney, notary and conveyancer in South Africa.
Specialising in major commercial developments as well as infrastructure and regeneration projects, Anthony brings with him extensive experience in advising developers, investors and public bodies on significant, large-scale projects, especially on matters regarding public procurement and development finance.
Giles Crown, divisional managing partner at Lewis Silkin, commented: ’We are delighted to welcome Anthony to Lewis Silkin. His experience and proven track record will further strengthen our real estate offering, as well as dovetailing with our existing team and sector focus areas.
Anthony Van Hoffen added: ’I am very happy to be joining Lewis Silkin and am excited by the synergies that I have seen already between my practice and the firm’s core specialisms and targets. I believe my experience will complement what is already a terrific offering, and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s continued growth and success.’