Joanne McDaid Senior Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2016 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  Birmingham

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Joanne McDaid

Joanne acts for some of the largest national house builders in the UK, advising them on a wide range of residential transactional work.

Joanne advises on all aspects of residential and mixed uses schemes, including 'instant' acquisitions and disposals, however has a particular focus on strategic land work, advising on development projects and helping clients to secure sites with the potential to be developed for housing in the future.


Joanne's recent and relevant experience includes advising:

  • on the £13 million acquisition of a large site for mixed use development and advising on the sale of the affordable housing units to a housing authority.
  • on a prospective 5,000 home consortium development in Surrey for a developer incorporating mixed-use and infrastructure provision, including for the construction of a railway bridge.
  • a national house builder in a large scale project assigning all their transactional agreements and land interests from one group company to another.
  • a national house builder on all aspects of a complicated conditional purchase and sale of a property, which included a replacement sale contract, contract of assignment of rights relating to a collaboration agreement and SDLT and VAT issues.
  • on a number of auction sales, acting for the sellers and an administrative receiver.  These transactions all involved complex issues, from overage to adverse possession.

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Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2019

    • Career
      July 2019
      Gowling WLG (UK), senior associate
  • 2016

    • Career
      April 2016
      Gowling WLG (UK), associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2014

    • Career
      Alsters Kelley, trainee
  • 2012

    • Education
      College of Law, LPC
    • Career
      Warwickshire County Council, senior paralegal
  • 2010

    • Education
      Leicester University, MSc
  • 2008

    • Education
      Sheffield University, LLB Law and Criminology