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John Young

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Real Estate & Commercial Property

John is a Solicitor who has been an avid and dedicated member of the firm since its inception. Transferring to the legal industry from a background working at the Senior Management level in Logistics and as a Supply Chain Analyst for blue chip retailers. John’s experience in project management brings a commercially astute presentation to his role. Following a determined decision to change his career, he joined the legal profession in 2014 and worked with the Co-founding Director Shehani de Alwis for several years before taking up the role of trainee solicitor with this firm.

John has subsequently qualified as a Solicitor in 2018 and with a proven natural aptitude in all aspects of Real Estate – he has joined the Real Estate team here at Gillen De Alwis presently based in our Mayfair Office assisting Shehani de Alwis on property matters and is relishing the opportunity to develop himself professionally working with such a seasoned practitioner.