Independent Property Search and Advisory Service For London and the South of England

James Macleod

+44 (0)7766 700 426

James started his career in 2000 working for the international law firm, Norton Rose, in Paris. He has since worked for a number of the leading brands in property including Savills on the selling side and Property Vision on the buying side, in the property markets of St Tropez, Clifton, central London and the Hampshire countryside. James set up JMChase in 2007 to provide a bespoke advisory service for a growing list of private clients. He initially focussed on Prime Central London and more recently expanded the business to cover prime Country Houses. In his spare time James loves surfing, windsurfing, sailing and anything on the open water. Alongside work, the to-do list includes writing a book, skiing the Vallee Blanche and playing tennis at Wimbledon.

George Burnand

+44 (0)7702 317249

George is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and his property career spans 20 years mainly as a Partner with Strutt & Parker in Newbury, Winchester and London. George joined JMChase to head up the Country House team working across Hampshire, West Berkshire and Wiltshire. Having lived in Hampshire all of his life, George has a passion for all things Country and all things sport. He is married to Natalie and has three boys who are educated locally. Alongside property he coaches cricket for his local village and for Hampshire Cricket. He enjoys fishing on the River Itchen, breeding poultry and flying his roller pigeons. He regularly auctioneers and has raised over £1,000,000 for charities.

Emma Hanks

+44 (0)7801 232544

Emma has over 14 years of experience of the London property market both selling and buying residential property on behalf of clients. She has worked for two of the capital's leading property brands and consequently has built up a street by street knowledge of prime central London. “I have negotiated many sales over the years on both the sales and buying side so am well versed in the full spectrum of property transactions. An objective and experienced point of view can bring huge value to our clients in the highly competitive and ever changing London property market."  Emma has lived in a variety of locations throughout London, growing up in Dulwich, before settling in west London with her husband and two children.

Johannes Hodson

+44 (0)7789 901867

Johannes started working life with the army, spending eight years in a number of interesting places across the globe with The Queen's Royal Lancers. He then left to become a security consultant, working in Iraq, Nepal and Libya before entering the world of property. After six years working for one of London’s leading selling agencies he realised his skills were best suited to the other side of the fence as a buying advisor. With a desire to return near to where he grew up, moved with his wife, Miranda, to west Oxfordshire to establish the Cotswolds arm of JM Chase.

Catherine Brooks Ward

+44 (0)7767 477 213

Catherine’s career includes 10 years working for a leading residential agent in Chelsea before moving to Hampshire. She continued to work locally for selling agents and has taught in a local nursery and worked for a leading Prep school. Her 3 children have all been educated in the area and she is well placed to advise on schooling issues. Utilising her local knowledge and extensive network she now provides valuable assistance to the JMChase team especially in Hampshire. In her spare time Catherine enjoys racing and has been a BHA steward at local race courses.

Richard Scrope

+44 (0) 7983 626761

Richard studied Real Estate Valuation and Management at Bristol West of England University. He had a success career in the sporting travel industry where providing a fantastic personal service was essential. He is a key advisor for one of the leading sporting estates in the South of England. Married to Eliza and with a young family he opted for a change of career to an industry Richard has always had a keen interest in. He grew up around Hungerford, has lived in the Cerne Valley in Dorset for three years, and he now resides in north Wiltshire. Richard loves the countryside. When not searching for property he can been found with his three dogs on a river bank. He is keen shot, loves his stalking, and is an excellent photographer.

Eddie Ruggles-Brise

+44 (0) 7776 074184

Eddie has worked in the residential market for over a decade, starting in Prime Central London with Knight Frank and Cluttons. Having grown up in Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, he moved back to the area he knows extremely well and where he has deep roots to sell country houses and estates for Knight Frank. He now lives in the Chilterns with his wife Jana and their two sons. He is happiest out in the countryside enjoying time with his boys and participating in country sports. With an in depth knowledge of the industry and his patch, he will utilise this to provide a comprehensive personal service. He has joined JMChase with all the credentials needed to advise clients looking to move to an area that he loves. He covers The Chilterns and Northern Home Counties (Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Essex) and South Oxfordshire.

Mark Perry

+44 (0)7968 479961

Mark’s career started on the trading floor for Salomon Brothers in London and later for Citi Group in New York, before setting up his own travel business in 2003. He returned to London in 2007 to set up JMChase. Born and bred in Notting Hill Gate, Mark has a wealth of knowledge of the prime central London market. He moved to the Sussex coast where he has become the go-to contact for the very best Coastal properties. Mark has recently built his own house fronting onto the beach on the Chichester peninsula and now advises many clients who wish to uncover that perfect coastal house. Outside of work, Mark and his family love all things coastal including sailing, windsurfing and surfing.

Katie Parsloe

+44 (0)7798 738301

Katie has a very broad experience of prime residential property. She began her career managing a series of exceptional development projects in Central London, developing both residential properties and a series of boutique commercial property projects. Katie has also advised on a series of projects on a number of large country estates on behalf of private clients. Katie joined the JMChase team in 2011 and now looks after clients throughout the prime London postcodes. Katie and her family live between South West London and the Hampshire countryside and have aspirations to one day move out of London and to work in Farming, although Katie is yet to get her tractor license.

Paul Hatton

+44 (0)20 3778 0355

Paul and Tristan work at Space Management, a bespoke Property Management Business. They provide an excellent management service for our investment clients.

Tristan Cogswell

+44 (0)20 3778 0355

Tristan and Paul work at Space Management, a bespoke Property Management Business. They provide an excellent management service for our investment clients.