Joanna specialises in residential development and has over 13 years’ experience acting for both national housebuilders and landowners.

She advises on the acquisition of strategic development sites, advising on long term option and promotion agreements, complex collaboration arrangements and development agreements, as well as having experience in immediate land acquisition and disposal, whether by conditional or unconditional contract or corporate sale and purchase. Joanna’s clients have commented she “understands the business priorities” and “goes beyond what is expected in terms of work”.


Joanna has a degree in History from Sheffield University and attended The College of Law, York. On qualification as a Solicitor in 2003 Joanna joined Eversheds LLP in Birmingham, working in the residential development team until joining Wright Hassall as a partner in 2017.


Joanna enjoys dancing, music and going to the theatre.