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Joanne Herbert

Senior Associate

Joanne deals with all aspects of property development work.

"large enough to provide a comprehensive range of legal services while maintaining strong client relationships at partner level."

Chambers UK


  • involved in National Westminster Bank’s construction of the NatWest Tower in Telford and Canary Wharf.
  • acted for large Breweries in connection with the sale and purchase of public houses and associated development opportunities.
  • acted for social housing associations in connection with the purchase of land for development and associated setting up of the site for either sale or lease on shared ownership leases.
  • acted for landlords and tenants of commercial properties (large and small) in connection with commercial leases throughout England and Wales.  This includes lock up shops, offices and shopping centres.
  • involved in the acquisition of farmland;  brownfield sites and sites needing creative development eg specialist flood preventative plans to enable planning permission to be granted.

"Wright Hassall LLP’s work is ‘on a par with the big London firms’. It is acting for Chase Commercial on the redevelopment of a large site in Bromsgrove, and is providing ongoing advice to BMW and JC Decaux (UK)."

Legal 500 UK


Before joining Wright Hassall in 2017, Joanne worked for a variety of law firms including Anthony Collins, Lawson West, Thomas Horton and Alsters Kelly. 


  • Chartered Institute of Legal Executives


Joanne has a varied set of interests and enjoys amateur dramatics, she is a key member of an amateur dramatic society (both on stage and off stage). Joanne also rides a motorbike, enjoys going to the gym and also taking part in karate and kali stick fighting.  In her spare time, she is also renovating a 350 year old quaker meeting house to live in.

Meet the team

Meet the team
John Gregory - Planning Lawyer
John Gregory Partner - Head of Planning and Licensing
Gurjit Bains Paralegal
Kylie Cooper - Property Lawyer
Kylie Cooper Partner