National law firm VWV announces that Kenneth Maxwell joined the commercial property team in London on 12 June.
Kenneth joins from CMS and has over 30 years’ experience in property finance, specialising in property investment, acquisition and also development finance as well as bank debt restructurings. He works with a wide range of clients including Investec, RBS, Santander, LBG, the Saffron Building Society and Handelsbanken as well as property developers.
Leading legal directory Chambers UK describes Kenneth as having ’extensive experience advising financiers on real estate finance, particularly when it relates to the healthcare sector’.
From buying and selling commercial property to relocation projects or planning law, VWV’s team provides expertise on a wide range of real estate law issues. VWV’s team is based across the firm’s offices in London, Watford, Bristol and Birmingham.
Managing partner Simon Heald commented on Kenneth’s appointment: ’With over 30 years’ experience of working for top 20 law firms, I am confident that Kenneth will be able to strengthen our current team of 76 experienced lawyers and that the firm will benefit from his broad base of property finance as well as property developers clients.’
Kenneth said: ’I am delighted to be joining VWV’s impressive commercial property team. I am looking forward to enhancing the relationships I have with key clients, in particular with LBG, Santander, RBS, the Saffron Building Society, Handelsbanken and Investec, whose panel VWV has recently joined.
I will also be looking to work closely with the healthcare and education teams to further develop the firm’s expertise in these sectors, which are key areas for the firm.’
Outside of work, Kenneth enjoys golf and also curling where he has represented England and is a member of Royal Automobile Club. He is also a member of the Oxford and Cambridge Club. Kenneth sits on the Imagine Appeal at Parkinson’s UK, which raises funds to find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s.