John Stuart Leaman is the partner in charge of the Real Estate Department, the largest of its kind in Uruguay, with a vast experience in all kinds of real estate transactions, ranging from agriculture and forestry investments to commercial and tourism developments. He also has a wide experience in aviation, mining and banking matters and has advised many clients in international calls for bids in the public sector. Additionally he has also specialized in foreign investments in Uruguay and has spoken in various international conferences and events on the subject. Graduated from the Universidad de la República (Uruguay), he is member of the International Bar Association and has taken executive courses in Columbia University and Stanford University.
Recognized among prestigious legal publications such as Legal 500 as a Band 1 lawyer in Real Estate and by Chambers & Partners as the only Band 1 lawyer in Uruguay. Additionally, Legal 500 states that he is “praised as a model lawyer in real estate”.
He is a professor at the Graduate course of University of Montevideo on Agricultural Contracts.