Joanne Williams

Technical Expert

Expert Highlights

  • Registered Architect with more than 30 years’ experience in the construction industry.
  • 9 years’ experience as an Expert witness, writing expert and advisory reports in the fields of construction, contract and professional negligence
  • Experienced in design copyright disputes, defects liability reports for insurers, technical analysis of construction defects and construction contract troubleshooting
  • Accommodation reports for disabled people.
  • Excellent Report writing skills, with succinct, clear writing style enabling ready understanding by judges, adjudicators and legal professionals
  • Particular knowledge and understanding of fire safety issues in residential buildings, including cladding and associated defects

As an architect, Joanne has acted as a designer, technical lead, contract administrator and project delivery manager on a wide variety of buildings and developments, including in the educational, leisure, retail and commercial sectors. She has extensive knowledge of design, design management, construction detailing and contract administration.


BA(Hons) Architecture and Environmental Design
Dip. Arch
RIBA Part III (Professional Practice)
MSc (Construction Law and Dispute Resolution)

Professional Memberships

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Royal Institute of British Architects
Architect’s Registration Board