John Went

General Counsel, Indirect Real Estate Strategies

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John Went is the General Counsel for CBRE Investment Management's Indirect Real Estate Strategies business. Based in London, he has overall responsibility for the management of the team's legal affairs globally including funds, separate accounts and investment activity.

John started his legal career in 2007 and previously worked for the international law firm Clifford Chance, representing a variety of investors, sponsors and operating partners on all aspects of real estate investment, including cross-border real estate M&A, real estate private equity, joint ventures and co investment.

John is a qualified solicitor (England and Wales) and holds a masters in Modern History and Economics from Oxford University. John is a Senior Manager under the FCA’s Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR) and holds the SMF3.