Johane heads the real estate practice at Brodies LLP. With over 25 years' experience in commercial property, she is the lead partner on many high profile, market leading investment and development deals. With significant experience in the build to rent and living sectors, she also leads the Brodies team in the delivery of more than 2000 BTR beds across Scotland.

Jo's client base includes various UK and US private equity firms and European real estate investment firms, in addition to many prominent UK based developers and investors. She also collaborates frequently with English and international firms on cross border transactions with a Scottish real estate element.

Jo is solution focused, with the hallmark of her practice being an ability to combine commercial pragmatism with astute legal advice.

Living Brodies' values

Jo's collaborative and collegiate approach with both colleagues and clients alike assists in delivering results.

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  • Sits on the real estate committee of the Scottish Property Federation.
  • Is a judge at the annual Scottish Property Awards Property Awards.
  • Is a participant in the activities of the real estate committee of the International Bar Association.
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  • Band 1 Ranked practitioner for Real Estate - Scotland by Chambers UK 2024.
  • Johane is a Leading Individual in Legal 500 UK 2024 - Commercial Property.