Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce the appointment of Real Estate partner Dannelle Howley, who joins the firm in Sydney from Allen & Overy.
Ms Howley is a real estate law specialist with a focus on complex, structured and large-scale transactions. Her expertise spans all segments of the real estate sector and she has previously advised both listed and unlisted property funds, and private and government clients. Ms Howley is widely regarded as a leading real estate lawyer in Australia, having advised on some of the largest acquisitions, developments and leading projects across the country. She is also a regular speaker at industry conferences and forums across both Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.
Ms Howley currently advises clients in relation to some of Australia’s most iconic real estate assets. Transactions she has previously acted on include the acquisitions of the Australia Postal headquarters, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney and the Victorian Police Complex.
Carl Black, head of the Squire Patton Boggs Real Estate team in Australia, commented: “Dannelle’s strong commercial acumen combined with a deep legal knowledge means that she will undoubtedly strengthen our global Real Estate team. We are very much looking forward to her joining us.”
Managing partner for Squire Patton Boggs in Australia, John Poulsen, said: “We are absolutely delighted that Dannelle will be a part of our team. I know that clients and colleagues alike will be eager to work with her and will benefit from her notable experience and expertise.”
Ms Howley adds a significant amount of experience to an already preeminent Real Estate Practice in Australia. Her arrival follows the appointment of partner Rahul Parrab, a hospitality and real estate transactions expert, who joined the firm in September.