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Joanne McKenzie

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Joanne is a Partner and head of the firm's Agribusiness team.

"Excellent knowledge of the Agricultural sector” - Legal 500 2017

Joanne McKenzie, originally from West Cumbria, began her legal career by graduating from Newcastle University and York’s College of Law.  She subsequently completed her training contract with Cartmell Shepherd and qualified as an agricultural solicitor in 2008 before joining Burnetts in 2013.  She became a Senior Associate in 2017 and was promoted to a Partner in 2019.

As part of Burnetts’ Agribusiness team Joanne is responsible for advising on land ownership, buying and selling farms, landlord and tenant issues and farm partnerships.

Joanne McKenzie "is very good and knowledgeable" - Chambers 2019

Joanne has been known to volunteer herself to work on clients’ farms.

In her spare time Joanne enjoys music gigs and festivals, dog walking and the gym.