John McGeough


  • Property investment: advising on all forms of commercial property investment including sales and purchases of vacant, multi-occupied and pre-let freehold and leasehold properties including forward purchasing
  • Landlord and tenant: advising on all aspects of commercial leasehold transactions for landlords and tenants, including the grant and termination of leases and estate management
  • Commercial property management and ownership: advising on all aspects including dealing with party wall and support arrangements, Telecommunications Code issues (including wayleave arrangements), section 106 planning obligations, easements and other rights
  • Carbon Reduction Commitment: advising on its introduction and its impact
  • Corporate support: advising on the property aspects of corporate transactions
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1987: advising on its effect including rights of first refusal


  • Leading the provision of commercial property services and advice to several major London landed estates including the Cadogan Estate and the Sloane Stanley Estate
  • Advised on the grant of numerous retail and office leases in central London
  • Advised on the first registration of a London landed estate
  • Advised major grant-making charity on the investment purchase of tenanted print-works in central London
  • Advised a major landlord on its acquisition of landmark properties
  • Advised on the property aspects of the acquisition by share purchase of a high value hotel

Career History

  • Qualified: 1987
  • 1987-1996: Cameron Markby Hewitt
  • 1996 – to date: Pemberton Greenish

Professional Memberships:

  • The Law Society of England and Wales