Jane is a graduate of Bristol University. After qualifying as a solicitor, she spent six years with Osborne Clarke’s commercial property team. Following a move to the North East, and a career break, she ran her own practice for two years before moving with her family to the USA. Returning to the UK in 2004, Jane joined Jacksons Law Firm and was made a partner in 2007 and managing partner in 2015.
Experienced in all aspects of commercial property, she enjoys a varied workload, dealing with property aspects of large commercial acquisitions and disposals and small business transfers as well as landlord and tenant work. Jane has particular expertise in acting in connection with, industrial sites including warehouse, manufacturing and power plant sites and underground leases for pipes and cables.
Jane acts for companies, limited liability partnerships and unincorporated businesses on the property aspects of the sale, purchase and re-financing of their businesses, for clients in connection with letting and management of their leasehold commercial premises, for commercial clients with significant property portfolios and for Banks and other financial institutions in secured lending property work.
Significant clients include: PD Ports, JM Property Investments Limited, Ravensworth Property Developments LLP, J & B Recycling Limited, Svenska Handelsbanken and Simon Bailes Limited.
Jane is used to acting for a demanding client base requiring quality and efficient service and is recommended in the Legal 500 2015 for her work in real estate commercial property.
Outside of work, Jane likes to travel, belongs to a reading group, enjoys walking and cycling in the North Yorkshire Countryside. She has just finished a term of service as governor of a local primary school where she was chair of the financial committee for over 10 years.
Contact Jane Armitage, Managing Partner, Commercial Property
DD: 01642 873713