She specialises in all aspects of private family law, including separation and divorce, civil partnerships, financial settlements, prenuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes, and issues relating to children.
Joanne qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and is recognised by Chambers and Partners UK as a ‘Star Associate’ in the field of family law in the North West. The guide notes that she “earns praise for her responsiveness and personable manner”. She is also a Law Society accredited family law specialist and trained collaborative law practitioner.
Joanne sits as the Chair of the Manchester Resolution Committee, and was one of six solicitors invited to be a part of the national Resolution working party. She regularly gives family law lectures to other professionals, and mentors law students considering a career in the law.
Joanne prides herself on providing a high level of client care and is well regarded for her clear and practical advice. She has particular experience in complex and high value financial settlements, including cases with international dimensions, business and trust assets, and inherited wealth.