Joanna qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and heads up a team of 30 at Setfords. She has a strong background in family law and is also a Law Society Family Panel member.
Since qualification she has demonstrated her thorough knowledge of International and domestic children law via her strong negotiation and advocacy skills
Joanna regularly appears on BBC 3 Counties Radio as their in house expert to take phone in's and to offer generic advice to callers.
Since qualification, Joanna has advised extensively on all aspects of marriage breakdowns to include not only the divorce process, but also the resolution of the finances either by consent or, where this is not forthcoming, within the court process. She is also a specialist in Parental Alienation cases.
Where possible, Joanna carries out her own advocacy to ensure continuity for her clients whether it is in the arena of divorce, children or domestic violence. She is often commended and indeed recommended for her firm but professional approach.
What our clients say
“Dear Joanna Thank you so much for doing all the work that you have done for me. You are an amazing person and the best lawyer. I really would have liked to thank you face to face. Unfortunately I donâ€™t know what happened to my email back in summer, it was blocked and I had to change my password in order to get into my email. Thank you again for sending me the check, and I hope we can meet up sometime. Kind regards and Best wishes ”
- VB, September 2018
“I received the decree absolute. Thank you so much for all your hard work, if it wasnâ€™t for you, probably I would have given up, as I was used to during my marriage life. I would love to meet up and thank you face to face.”
- VB, July 2018
“Thank you so much for all your help over a rather long time! I've always found you to be professional but kind, with a brilliantly speedy response time, and above all, particularly at the beginning of our association, patient with my emotional state and the many silly questions which came out of it.”
- LN, December 2015