Joanna Morrissey

Teams: Landlord & Tenant and Housing (Commercial, Residential, Social)

Year Called: 1999

Inn: Inner Temple

Memberships: Housing Law Practitioners Association; South Somerset Tenancy Fraud Forum; Social Housing Law Association

Bar Council Registration

Joanna  specialises in housing and regulatory law. She is well known for her approachable manner and very popular with all who instruct her.

Housing Law

Joanna is a senior member of our housing team appearing daily in the county court. She appears on behalf of housing associations and local authorities in all housing relating matters.  She is regularly instructed to deal with complex anti-social behavior trials especially those involving mental health issues.  She represents clients in possession proceedings, anti social behaviour injunctions, committal proceedings, closure orders and HMO prosecutions.

Joanna gives seminars to Local Authorities and Social Housing Providers.  Her current seminars are: Prevention of Social Housing Tenancy Fraud Act 2013 and Possession Proceedings and Mental Health.  Joanna often provides training at client offices as she recognises the importance of striking a good working relationship with those that she works for.

Regulatory Law

Joanna prosecutes for trading standards in all areas such as:

  • falsely described goods/services
  • age restricted sales
  • product safety such as toy safety and furniture and fire safety
  • unfair commercial practices

Her written work is completed to a very high standard and always delivered on time.


VAT Number:  136 7650 00


Joanna  Morrissey

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