Joanne Wong

Associate Solicitor
Housing and Social Care
Property Litigation

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  • I recently had the pleasure of working with Joanne from Osbornes Law, and I cannot recommend them highly enough. From start to finish, their professionalism, expertise, and attention to detail were exemplary. Ultimately, thanks to Joanne's hard work and dedication, my housing issue was resolved in a timely and satisfactory manner. I couldn't be happier with the level of service I received, and I would recommend Joanne and Osbornes Law without hesitation to anyone seeking legal advice or representation in the housing arena.

    Client

  • Joanne Wong was incredibly supportive and her advice and expertise helped get me through a very difficult and upsetting situation. She listened to my concerns and was very responsive and friendly and provided a generous discount. I would be more than happy to use her services and representation again.

    Client

  • Joanne Wong expertly helped us navigate a challenging property litigation matter. I recommend her unreservedly for residential property litigation. As well as confidently guiding us through the legal and court process, her wise counsel on strategic issues always made us feel that we were being advised by a highly experienced professional. We also appreciated the transparency on costs.

    Client

  • “It is always a pleasure to be instructed by Jo. Her cases arrive prepared to a very high standard, making it clear where one’s input is required. Her thorough trial and mediation preparation and client care smoothen the litigation process, whilst her constructive attitude and tactical awareness ensures that her clients receive fantastic representation.”

    Morayo Fagborun Bennett, Barrister from Hardwicke Chambers

  • “I found out about Osbornes after attending their free legal advice clinic at St Michael’s Church. From the start, I was given an excellent service which I would rate as 100%. If it was not for Joanne I would have lost my home and would be sleeping on the streets right now. I found all the staff members very nice, friendly and professional. I would highly recommend Osbornes to my friends.”

    Dominic Gallagher, possession client

  • “I found it all very professional and friendly at Osbornes. I am extremely happy with the outcome; my solicitor took away the stress of my case. I received a significant damages settlement from my Landlord (£28,500.00), which has really helped me in my new home. I would definitely recommend Osbornes in the future.”

    Eileen Burke, disrepair client

Joanne's testimonials

I recently had the pleasure of...

I recently had the pleasure of working with Joanne from Osbornes Law, and I cannot recommend them highly enough. From start to finish, their professionalism, expertise, and attention to detail were exemplary. Ultimately, thanks to Joanne's hard work and dedication, my housing issue was resolved in a timely and satisfactory manner. I couldn't be happier with the level of service I received, and I would recommend Joanne and Osbornes Law without hesitation to anyone seeking legal advice or representation in the housing arena.

Client

Joanne Wong was incredibly supportive and...

Joanne Wong was incredibly supportive and her advice and expertise helped get me through a very difficult and upsetting situation. She listened to my concerns and was very responsive and friendly and provided a generous discount. I would be more than happy to use her services and representation again.

Client

Joanne Wong expertly helped us navigate...

Joanne Wong expertly helped us navigate a challenging property litigation matter. I recommend her unreservedly for residential property litigation. As well as confidently guiding us through the legal and court process, her wise counsel on strategic issues always made us feel that we were being advised by a highly experienced professional. We also appreciated the transparency on costs.

Client

“It is always a pleasure to...

“It is always a pleasure to be instructed by Jo. Her cases arrive prepared to a very high standard, making it clear where one’s input is required. Her thorough trial and mediation preparation and client care smoothen the litigation process, whilst her constructive attitude and tactical awareness ensures that her clients receive fantastic representation.”

Morayo Fagborun Bennett, Barrister from Hardwicke Chambers

“I found out about Osbornes after...

“I found out about Osbornes after attending their free legal advice clinic at St Michael’s Church. From the start, I was given an excellent service which I would rate as 100%. If it was not for Joanne I would have lost my home and would be sleeping on the streets right now. I found all the staff members very nice, friendly and professional. I would highly recommend Osbornes to my friends.”

Dominic Gallagher, possession client

“I found it all very professional...

“I found it all very professional and friendly at Osbornes. I am extremely happy with the outcome; my solicitor took away the stress of my case. I received a significant damages settlement from my Landlord (£28,500.00), which has really helped me in my new home. I would definitely recommend Osbornes in the future.”

Eileen Burke, disrepair client

Joanne’s notable cases

  • Joanne acted for a mother with a young family who had been evicted from her property and was not offered emergency accommodation that night. She made urgent representations to the Council and threatened Judicial Review proceedings against the Council over their failure to accept a homelessness application and to provide temporary accommodation.
  • Joanne secured a settlement of £11200.00 plus costs on behalf of a tenant where the Housing Association failed to carry out repairs relating to damp and mould within reasonable time
  • Joanne has made urgent applications to suspend warrant of evictions on behalf of Council tenants who have found themselves in difficulties with rent arrears and Housing Benefit.

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