Called in 1995
Her practice within public law proceedings encompasses complex fact finding hearings and welfare issues involving non accidental injury, severe neglect and substance abuse. Joanne represents parents, grandparents and vulnerable clients, as well as acting for the Guardian in emergency interim care applications.
Within private law proceedings Joanne acts in child arrangement disputes involving issues involving contact and residency, as well as removal in Hague Convention cases. Joanne also is experienced in complex private law proceedings dealing with issues such as domestic abuse, substance misuse, physical & emotional harm, psychological harm and abduction cases.
Joanne has a winning way which makes her a popular choice with clients and solicitors alike. Joanne has also developed a reputation for combining shrewd negotiating tactics with persuasive advocacy skills.
Joanne also specialises in Landlord and Tenant law and regularly sits as legal clerk for the London Borough of Southwark Arbitration Service.