- Property portfolio asset management for investors, retail and corporate occupiers
- Investment and letting work for UK investors, corporate occupiers/owners and commercial developers
- Portfolio and multi/single let acquisitions and disposals
- Commercial landlord and tenant work
- Real estate aspects of corporate M&A acquisitions and sales, restructuring and refinancing
- Transport and logistics
- Banking and Finance of commercial portfolios.
Leading the team advising a Pension Fund on managing and disposing of its 300+ mixed use property portfolio
Acting for a PLC and its subsidiary companies on managing their multi-million pound property portfolio
Acting for a leading motor dealership in relation to a number of acquisitions and disposals of properties and businesses throughout the UK
Leading the team acting for a well-known food retailer on new leases, re-gears and managing its property portfolio of over 100 stores throughout the UK
Acting for a PLC on the disposal of a number of its freehold sites for a value in excess of £40 million
Acting for a company on the acquisition and development of a Grade II listed building for a distillery which was officially opened by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal
Acting for a £700+ million automotive group in relation to a buy and build growth strategy of motor dealerships in the UK, culminating in the sale of the group to a large listed company
Leading a real estate team assisting the corporate M&A team assisting on the real estate aspects of a sale of a premium chilled desserts company which was founded by a Michelin starred chef to an internationally based private equity-backed developer of food products
Achievements & other appointments
Joanne speaks excellent German, having studied at the University of Göttingen for one year and undertaken a 3 month placement working at a law firm in Munich.
Joanne is a member of the Association of Women in Property.
Joanne led the Real Estate teams who supported the corporate M&A team working on the transaction that won Insider Media Dealmakers Deal of the Year (£10 m+) 2022 and also the Kent Corporate Finance Award – Deal of the Year 2021/22.
Joanne undertook a Law and German Joint Honours LLB degree at The University of Bristol and took her professional LPC exams at Nottingham law School.
Joanne trained at a City firm qualifying as a solicitor in 1998 and then worked at London firm Nabarro LLP (now CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP) before joining Thomson Snell & Passmore in 2009. Joanne became a partner in 2012.