Family | Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements | Separation & Divorce
Joanna is a Family law partner with over thirty years’ experience of family and divorce law, in leading law firms in London and Essex.
Joanna joined our London Family team in March 2021 as a partner specialising in all aspects of family law with an emphasis on divorce, financial remedies, and family agreements.
With over 30 years of experience, Joanna provides her clients with the support they need to approach complex relationship situations with clarity, confidence and dignity. She helps her clients to focus on the future by approaching the negotiations in a constructive and non-confrontational way.
With a wealth of experience in family law and mediation, Joanna specialises in:
- Divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships
- Family agreements including prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, separation agreements and cohabitation agreements
- Family mediation
- Financial remedies within divorce proceedings
Joanna has a particular interest in complex and high value financial remedy applications within divorce proceedings, such as cases involving business assets, property portfolios or trusts.
She also has a passion for helping separating couples to resolve disputes using Family Mediation and thereby avoid the stress, expense and delay of court proceedings. Joanna is a Family Mediation Council accredited mediator.
- Family Mediation Council accredited mediator
- East London and Essex Collaborative Law Pod
- Surrey and Sussex Collaborative Law Pod
- Law Society Family Law Panel
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"I have had the pleasure of working with Joanna recently. I have found her to be efficient, pragmatic and highly experienced in managing my financial case. She has provided me with superb advice and this resulted in a great outcome for my family and me.
I would not hesitate to recommend Jo to anyone seeking representation for resolving their financial matters in a non-confrontational way. I can finally start to plan my future. Sincere thanks Jo for your solutions-focused approach."
"Thank you for all your help with our mediation. I was impressed by your fortitude and ability to keep our negotiations on an even keel."
"Thank you for all your help in reaching our final settlement. It was such a difficult process and I was grateful for your calm attention and good sense throughout."
"I just wanted to thank you for everything that you have done to help and support me over the course of my divorce and for your wise counsel. I couldn't have asked for anything more and I'm delighted with the outcome. You've been fantastic throughout, so thank you."
"Fantastic communication skills, very prompt and accurate with timekeeping and deadlines. Always able to speak to someone when needed and very helpful and polite."
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