Team Members

Jillian Josephson

Jillian Josephson


Jillian joined Asserson in 2023 as a Partner in Real Estate. She is based in the Manchester office. 

She started her career as a vacation placement student at Cobbetts, latterly training and qualifying with the firm working in the Telecoms & Infrastructure Team for over 12 years. She then moved to the international firm, DWF involved in a variety of work and large scale due diligence projects within the Telecoms & Infrastructure team.

Later she worked for a private equity backed legal marketing business evaluating and analysing different types of law firms and contributing to marketing strategies, business improvement, financial and risk management. Before joining Asserson she was an equity partner for just under 8 years working with SME’s and OMB’s in the Manchester and London areas.

Jillian graduated from the University of Manchester, awarded the Rodney Brazier Prize in Constitutional Reform. She completed the LPC at the College of Law in Chester, with a distinction.

Jillian is a board member of the Manchester Jewish Housing Association.

In her spare time, Jillian enjoys spending her weekends on the Lytham coast with her family. 

Examples of recent work

  • Experience in large scale telecoms due diligence projects
  • Acted for institutional lenders in large volume distressed sales
  • Acting on the purchase, restructure and refinance of large scale industrial estates in the north west of England owned by pension funds and institutional investors ranging from single owner occupiers to multi let spanning hundreds of occupiers
  • Particular expertise in acting in the SME and OMB investment sector- acquiring, refinancing, asset sales and reinvestment in high yield properties
  • Acting on behalf of pension funds in relation to property investment and management
  • Acting for clients in the ultra-luxurious air bnb market
  • Acquisition of mixed use portfolio comprising retail, industrial, office and residential
  • Site acquisition for development
  • Secured lending acting for banks and investors
  • Residential sales, purchases and remortgages