K&L Gates woos BLP property associate

Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis has expanded its property team with the appointment of John Hussey as a partner from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP).

Hussey, who has experience in transactional work, including the sale of investment properties and shopping centres, was attracted to the investment focus of the US firm’s property practice.

The lawyer was a senior associate at BLP, where he had been for over three years. Prior to that Hussey was part of the commercial property teams at Nabarro and SJ Berwin.