JO BRIERS

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR 

 

Admitted as a Solicitor:  2004

 CONTACT DETAILS

Tel:      020 3026 2645

Email: [email protected]

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Commercial property 

Landlord and tenant

 

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Jo has over 14 years' experience as a commercial property solicitor acting on a broad range of real estate matters with a particular focus on retail and development work.   She was an Associate at Dentons and has also undertaken consultancy roles for firms since.  Jo has acted for national retailers and large property companies.  Jo has volunteered with the Citizens Advice Bureau.   Since joining DJB in 2019, Jo has advised charities and our Central and Local Government clients on their real estate needs.    

 

 WORK HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights include advising: 

 

  • A FTSE 250 construction company on a new out-of-town retail development in South London.  Jo advised on the acquisition of the site and secured pre-lets of retail units to high profile retailers.  

  • Sainsbury's on the acquisition and development of a site for possible store extension/relocation.  

  • A property company on the investment of a 90,000 square foot office in London. 

  • Several national retailers including Argos on new leases for stores across the UK. 

  • The Royal Parks on a transaction at Bushy Park involving a Deed of Easement required for facilitating works and access rights required by the Parks. 

  • Central Government departmental and non-departmental bodies, including Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Natural England, on various estates management issues.