Emma Honey
Posted on 3 Oct 2016

Michelmores strengthens its Real Estate team with new partner hire

Michelmores has strengthened its Real Estate leadership team with the appointment of Chris Hoar who joins as a Partner and Head of Construction and Engineering.

Chris joins the Firm from Foot Anstey LLP and brings over two decades of experience with him.  Chris has extensive expertise in all types of construction work across the supply chain and has advised on a number of major projects both nationally and internationally during the course of his career. In addition to his transactional work, he has a very strong disputes practice with extensive experience in big-ticket litigation, arbitration, adjudication and alternative dispute resolution

Chris trained and worked at Allen & Overy LLP in London and Hong Kong prior to spending 11 years at niche construction and engineering firm Shadbolt & Co where he was a partner and latterly Head of Contentious Construction. He moved to the South West in 2009 joining Foot Anstey LLP.

Emma Honey, Head of Real Estate at Michelmores commented:

“Chris comes to us with exceptional knowledge and experience, complementing and enhancing our construction and engineering offering. We are very pleased to welcome Chris at this time of growth for our Real Estate team.

Chris also commented:

“I am delighted and excited to be joining Michelmores and becoming part of its pre-eminent wider real estate practice.  I look forward to working with and developing its already prestigious regional construction team so as to become a real force in serving the construction and engineering sector both nationally and internationally.”