The Law Society

John Spencer-Silver

Senior Associate, Residential Property

John Spencer-Silver is a Senior Associate in our Private Client department, advising on residential real estate law. John has acted on many commercial, residential and other property transactions during his career and now specialises in residential property. 

His practice has a heavy emphasis on acting for high net worth clients buying high value homes and residential property investments. John has extensive experience of acting for both UK and off-shore clients. Most of his work involves advising on properties within central London, however, his practice also includes properties in the English regions.  

He has been published in Estates Gazette and other property journals.

John joined Forsters with the rest of the Gowling WLG London Private Client team in May 2017, having worked at Gowling WLG and its predecessor firms since 2006.

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Chambers UK 2018