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James Finnis appointed Head of National Office Agency at Jones Lang LaSalle, England

London, 11th December 2009 – Jones Lang LaSalle has announced today that James Finnis has been appointed Head of the English National Office Agency team, effective from January 1st 2010. James has led the firm’s Southern Offices team for the past three years, a team which has been consistently recognised as the most active office agency in the Western Corridor. James works with a broad range of clients including leading investors, developers, funds and corporate clients.

Commenting on his new role, James said: “I am delighted to be given one of the best leadership roles in UK office agency. We have a first class, experienced team, the support of excellent clients and fantastic projects now and in the pipeline. I look forward to further strengthening and developing our office client base.”

James will succeed John Izett who, together with Chris Hiatt, has led Jones Lang LaSalle’s National Offices team since joining from Rogers Chapman in 2006. John will continue as a senior director within the team, focusing on corporate consultancy, and Chris will remain in his role as Chairman.
Neil Prime, Head of the Markets Group at Jones Lang LaSalle added: “We are at a pivotal point in the cycle and I look forward to working closely with James who will lead the group into the next decade providing further drive and success, and building on the momentum that has been created within the team. I would also thank John for his leadership and contribution to the strong market position we have today.”

Notes to editors
Jones Lang LaSalle’s National Office Agency team of 26 serves clients across England from the firm’s offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Heathrow. It is one of the leading, most active leasing and tenant representation teams in the country and advises on many notable office developments including Spinningfields in Manchester, Wellington Place, Leeds, Quorum Business Park, Newcastle, 1 Snowhill, Birmingham and the Ark and Chiswick Park in West London. Corporate consultancy mandates have recently included Network Rail, Microsoft, Cisco and Barclays.