Freeths strengthen property team with new appointment

Jonathan Crew

Freeths LLP has expanded its real estate team in Leeds with the addition of partner Jonathan Crew.  Jonathan joins partners Matthew Thompson and Liz Banks and a total of eight fee earners.  Jonathan has over 25 years’ experience working for national firms including DWF and Progeny.

He has wide ranging specialist knowledge in all aspects of Commercial Real Estate. His work includes dealing with large scale investment acquisitions and disposals, commercial development projects, often involving complex overage/profit sharing arrangements, and retail property portfolio management for large national retailers.

John May, Managing Partner for Yorkshire and the North West, said: “Jonathan brings excellent experience and value to our already strong real estate team in Yorkshire.  Our team now amounts to 18 staff across the region making Freeths the go to firm for developers, retailers and corporate property portfolios.”

Jonathan said: “I’m delighted to be joining such a progressive firms as Freeths as they continue to expand both nationally, and across the region.  The Leeds Real Estate team has a great reputation in the region and I look forward to contributing to their continued success.”