Joanna is a Partner in the firm's Property Litigation group in the Real Estate department. She has over 20 years' experience specialising in property disputes and risk analysis, advisory and avoidance work.
She provides strategic advice to owners, occupiers, developers and funders of commercial and residential real estate and deals with all contentious aspects of real estate. This includes development disputes, landlord and tenant disputes (including rent and service charge recovery, lease renewals, consents, forfeiture and possession claims), title, right of way and right to light disputes, real estate related professional negligence claims and insolvency and corporate recovery work.
A skilled negotiator, Joanna also represents clients in mediations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
Assistant Solicitor, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
Qualified, Portner & Jaskel
College of Law, Common Professional Exams, Legal Practice Course (commendation)
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Management Sciences
A past chairman of the Property Litigation Associate, she also chaired its Training & Education Committee for a number of years. During this time she was instrumental in the formal adoption of the Dilapidations Protocol into the Civil Procedure Rules.