Jodie has more than 20 years’ experience in providing transactional property services. Her experience includes sales, acquisitions (including due diligence), project documentation, leasing and licensing documentation (including national retail leases legislation compliance), sale of distressed property, agency law, and general advisory work in the property space.
Jodie specialises in acting for property trusts and syndicators. She has many long-term clients and frequently acts on all property legal issues for the entire lifecycle of various properties over many years, including the purchase, refurbishment, leasing and eventual sale of the same property.
Jodie is engaged within the property industry and is an active member of Property Funds Australia. She was made a fellow member of the Australian Property Institute as part of the API’s Property Leaders’ Program in 2011. She was selected by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® in Australia in the practice area of Real Property Law in every year since 2014 and was listed in the Doyle’s Guide of “Leading Property & Real Estate Lawyers” in every year since 2016 and “Leading Leasing Lawyers – New South Wales” in every year since 2017.
Jodie sits on the College of Law Academic Board (being first appointed in 2016) and she also sits on the Work Experience Appeals Committee as the legal profession representative. She is also a member of the Law Society of NSW.
In 2016 Jodie, together with business partner Leisha de Aboitiz, left behind large law firm careers to establish Massons, a specialist commercial property law firm. The firm has more than tripled in size since its inception and has an enviable reputation for attracting high calibre property lawyers and premium commercial property transactions.