South West legal firm Stephens Scown has recently secured a top lawyer to boost its commercial property team in Cornwall.
Jenny Harbord (pictured), Associate commercial property lawyer based at the firm’s Truro office, relocated to the county from London earlier this year where she was a partner at Lee Bolton Monier-Williams in Westminster, having qualified in September 1999.
She brings with her a wealth of experience in commercial property law, particularly development agreements, overage and landlord and tenant issues. Jenny also specialises in railway law having acted for Network Rail for many years. At Stephens Scown Jenny has acted in the property elements of selling businesses as going concerns.
Commenting on her appointment, Jenny said: “I am delighted to be working in Cornwall for Stephens Scown and to have relocated with my family to a beautiful part of the country. At Stephens Scown I am working with a talented and progressive team that is really going places and has a clear direction.”
There are currently nine team members in commercial property in the firm’s Truro office including three partners, five solicitors and one trainee.
Partner and Team Leader of the commercial property team in Cornwall, Keith Wright said: “Jenny is a great asset to Stephens Scown and her legal talents will undoubtedly strengthen our existing expertise in commercial property for our clients in Cornwall”.
In her spare time, Jenny enjoys walking, running, camping and spending time with her young family at their home in Tresillian.
She continued: “I have two young children so raising them in the South West and the wonderful lifestyle this allows is very appealing. The best thing about living and working in Cornwall is the outdoor life and the people are friendly and approachable. The work at Stephens Scown has also been interesting and of good quality.”
Jenny Harbord is based in the Truro office of Stephens Scown and can be contacted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.