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John Kinsey is a Director in the Hotels team leading the UK South West Region

John Kinsey joined the practice in November 2003 and has over 25 years of experience within the property markets throughout the South West, South Wales and South Midlands.

He has acted for a number of landlords, developers, occupiers and private clients and has considerable experience dealing with all styles of retail and leisure property, specifically hotels, public houses, self-catering accommodation, caravan/camp sites and visitor attractions. He has experience in out-of-town leisure and retail developments along with High Street A3 developments. He acts for national and regional hotel and restaurant chains and is the appointed representative for Whitbread Plc for their Premier Inn hotel chain throughout the South West and for Gondola Holdings Ltd for their Pizza Express, ASK and Zizzi brands throughout the West Midlands and South West.

John also acts for the two major UK pub companies, Enterprise Inns and Punch Taverns.

Positions Held
  • 2003 to date King Sturge LLP / Jones Lang LaSalle, Director
  • 1993 – 2003 Chesteron Leisure and Hotel Department, Director – Licensed
  • 1990 – 1993 Bristol and West Commercial / Hamptons, Commercial Manager of Residential / Commercial Office
  • 1985 – 1990 Rickard, Green and Michelmore, Manager of Residential / Commercial Office

Education and Affiliations
John is a fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents & a fellow of the Institution of Commercial Business Agents.