Meet The Booking Team

Behind A Place Like Home



Silvia Lawson Johnston is the founder of A Place Like Home. She entered the London residential property market as sales negotiator for Robert Bruce and partners. In 1980 she joined Brian D'Arcy-Clark and Owen Inskip, the founders of Chesterfields Estate Agents in Chelsea. In 1984 Silvia co founded People and Property, a relocation service specializing in the field of international banking. In 1990 she launched A Place Like Home, a letting agency offering international visitors to London the opportunity to short let properties in Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Chelsea and Kensington.