Joanna Brown, a Senior Associate in the London office, is a member of the Real Estate Group. Her practice focuses on commercial real estate work, including landlord and tenant matters with particular emphasis on negotiating commercial leases and ancillary transactions.

Joanna provides real estate law and commercial management advice to clients in respect of major shopping centre developments, commercial office space and prime retail real estate across the UK.

Joanna also provides general advice to commercial real estate clients on dispute potential and advice in relation to commercial landlord and tenant matters.

  • Joanna's recent representations include:

    • Advised a major shopping centre owner in relation to multiple business lease renewals in a shopping centre.
    • Advised on debt recovery and insolvency issues, including acting and advising in winding up proceedings and obtaining charging orders to secure judgments.
    • Advised landlords on their legal remedies for non-payment of rent against a commercial tenant.
    • Advised landlords on the letting and management of various retail and industrial parks.
    • Advised a pension fund on the letting and management of a variety of their offices, retail and industrial investment properties.
    • Advised on the acquisition of 140 residential units on behalf of a social housing provider.
    • Advised on the disposition of land to a housing developer subject to a leaseback.