Hextalls boosts real estate with new head

Hextalls has taken on Druces & Atlee partner Stephen Kingsley to head commercial property. The firm has not previously had a property head in London, with partner John Castle running the department out of Sussex. The hire shows the firm’s intent to bolster property. Hextalls senior partner Paul Connolly said: “Our commercial property department will grow significantly in the next 12 months.” Emma Vere-Jones