Jillian works in the commercial team alongside Peter Taylor having joined AST Hampsons in February 2016 as a partner. Jillian hails from Belfast originally in Northern Ireland and started her legal life in Cobbetts, as a vacation placement student in second year of university. Having stayed with the firm for over 10 years, latterly moving to DWF, Jillian works in all areas of commercial property and has extensive experience in:
- Landlord and tenant
- Buying and selling
- Property management
- Pension fund work and retirement planning -investor markets
- Providing strategic advice on commercial transactions
During her professional career, Jillian specialised in telecoms acting for a number of the main operators and also acted for institutional banks and investors. More recently, Jillian has acted for SME clients with property portfolios as well as owner managed businesses and start ups. Outside of work, Jillian is married with a husband and a little boy. Jillian is a board member of a local housing association, having previously volunteered with Skylight Circus Arts in Rochdale.