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Johanne Spittle


Johanne Spittle is a Solicitor and Partner at Lupton Fawcett LLP. Johanne specialises in the resolution of commercial and property related disputes. She acts for a range of property owning clients including landed estates, farmers and agri businesses as well as commercial and residential landlords handling: possession claims; recovery of rent arrears; contested business lease renewals; dilapidations; property ownership disputes and the enforcement and protection of property rights including rights of way (public and private).

Johanne is also recognised for her experience in handling complex disputes in relation to interest rate derivatives and bank mis-selling claims representing a number of landowners, property owners and farming businesses . She represented the Claimants in the MacGregor v HSBC (2011) case which  is believed to be the first such claim to go to trial in the High Court since the fall in interest rates reportedly left many businesses suffering the effects of allegedly mis-sold interest rate derivatives.

Johanne is a member of the Property Litigation Association; the Agricultural Law Association and the CLA.



  • Property Disputes
  • Farming disputes
  • Agriculture and Landed Estates
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Dilapidations Claims
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Interest Rate Swap Mis selling

Career Milestones

  • 1986 Qualified as a Solicitor
  • 1990 Denison Till Solicitors and Head of Dispute Resolution
  • 2013 Became a Director at Lupton Fawcett
  • 2017 Awarded ILM Exceptional Trainer Certificate

What Others Say

Professional but friendly approach, technically very aware with informed guidance throughout our claim and prompt replies to correspondence. - Anon

Sources praise Johanne for her "extremely good judgement and pragmatic advice." Chambers and Partners UK 2016

Johanne Spittle, who heads the Agriculture and Estates department, has been mentioned for here expertise within the sector by Legal 500. Legal 500, November 2018

Professional Societies

  • Law Society
  • Property Litigation Association
  • Agricultural Law Associaton
  • CLA

When not at work

Johanne is a keen runner and reluctant cyclist.

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