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J E R Houghton

J E R Houghton

Finance and Estates, Compliance

John is a partner with Bond Pearce LLP, one of the largest firms of solicitors in the South West, with offices in Bristol, Plymouth and Southampton as well as London and Aberdeen. He practised law with Denton Hall (now Denton Wilde Sapte) in London from 1976 to 1995 (including 4 years in Hong Kong as Managing Partner of their HK office) when he moved from London down to Somerset.


He specialises in planning and environmental law, and has advised on a range of very large projects in the fields of ports, airports, waste to energy, oil and gas, transport and power generation. Clients include E.ON, Veolia, Centrica, SITA, Npower, ScottishPower, ABP, HydroStatoil, SWERDA, Ecotricity and Nuon.

John studied Law at Lincoln College, Oxford and Guildford College of Law.

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