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JONES LANG LASALLE INC filed this Form S-1/A on 07/15/1997
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LaSalle Partners Incorporated
July 15, 1997
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certificate examined by us have been manually signed by an authorized officer of
the transfer agent and registrar for the Common Stock and registered by such
transfer agent and registrar, and delivered to and paid for by the Underwriters
as contemplated by the Underwriting Agreement, the issuance and sale of the Firm
Shares will have been duly authorized, and the Firm Shares will be validly
issued, fully paid and nonassessable.

          Based upon and subject to the foregoing, we are of the opinion that
when the Subscription Agreement has been duly executed and delivered and the
transactions contemplated by the Subscription Agreement and the Consent
Agreements have been consummated in accordance with their respective terms, the
Option Shares will have been duly authorized and the Option Shares will be
validly issued, fully paid and nonassessable.

          We hereby consent to the filing of this opinion with the Commission as
an exhibit to the Registration Statement. We also consent to the reference to
our firm under the heading "Legal Matters" in the Registration Statement. In
giving this consent, we do not thereby admit that we are included in the
category of persons whose consent is required under Section 7 of the Act or the
rules and regulations of the Commission.

                                       Very truly yours,


                                       SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM
                                           (ILLINOIS)


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