Pinsents loses property partner to Birmingham rival

Pinsents property partner Alex Jones has quit to join the Birmingham office of DLA.

Jones, who has been based Pinsents since 1996, is the third property partner to leave the national firm this year. Jon Austin and Eleanor Deady left Pinsents in March and April respectively.

Pinsents joint managing partner for Birmingham, Paul Finlan, said: “I’m always sad to see people go. We wish Alex well for the future.”

Meanwhile, at the start of the month Joanna Lawson-King was appointed to head up Pinsents property team in Birmingham.

Jones has experience in all types of commercial property transactions, including secured lending, insolvency, institutional investment, property management and portfolio acquisitions and disposals. Though recently he has concentrated on development and PFI work.

Pinsents is still negotiating a leave date with Jones.