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South East firm Lester Aldridge has boosted its real estate department with the hire of Denton Wilde Sapte’s retail sector head Joanne McGuinness. McGuinness, who specialises in property development, acts predominantly for developers and operators in the leisure and retail sectors. “This is an important strategic development for us,” said property development team leader Andrew Hignett. “The retail and leisure market is a fast-growing area of our business.” This is the third hire in the area in as many months, although the first at partner level.