Johanne is a partner at the firm and heads the Tax practice. She was admitted by the Law Society of England and Wales as a solicitor of England and Wales in September 2007.
Prior to joining Juristconsult Chambers, Johanne worked at the London offices of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank and at magic circle law firm, Linklaters LLP. Johanne’s practice areas cover various aspects of corporate, banking and commercial law, with particular focus on tax and finance. She has considerable experience on tax legislation in the UK, Mauritius and a number of emerging markets and regularly advises on international aspects of cross-border transactions and structuring of investment funds, with particular focus on India and Africa-related transactions. She also has significant experience in various types of financing products, including conventional loan finance, securitisation, project finance, Islamic finance, derivative instruments as well as equity and debt capital markets. She has developed expertise in the new FATCA and Common Reporting Standard legislation and regularly delivers tax training and seminars.