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Fried Frank law firm gets new real estate corporate partner

September 06, 2011 06:12PM

Fiona Kelly has joined Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson‘s real
estate practice as a corporate partner, the company announced in a
statement today. She will be responsible for expanding Fried Frank’s
offerings across its global real estate network, and advising
multinational financial institutions, investment funds, sovereign
wealth funds, developers and investors on joint ventures, acquisitions
and disposals of interests in private and public companies.

“Fiona’s demonstrated skill in executing multijurisdictional real
estate transactions will be of tremendous value to our clients, who
continue to strategically broaden the global reach of their real
estate portfolios,” said Jonathan Mechanic, Fried Frank’s real estate
department chairman. Kelly has regularly handled sophisticated
transactions in and across the world’s major real estate markets,
particularly in Europe, Asia, North America and the Middle East, according to the statement.

Kelly was previously a partner in the London office of Clifford
Chance. Before that, she was a partner at Davies Ward Philips &
Vineberg in New York and Toronto, and the Senior Vice President for Corporate Real Estate of TrizecHahn Europe. — Miranda Neubauer

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