Joanna is a family solicitor supporting clients with complicated family matters. She strives to resolve difficulties with compassion, sensitivity and expert insight gained from over 20 years’ experience. As a specialist in the phenomenon of Parental Alienation, she has written and spoken on the subject for The Guardian, BBC Two’s Victoria Derbyshire programme, The Lawyer, Huffington Post, Family Law Week, The Law Society Gazette, and Family Law Journal.
Joanna has impacted on the field of Parental Alienation having campaigned for legal recognition of the same under the Children Act, having been cited during House of Commons debates, and have spoken at conferences on the matter. She is a passionate advocate for child-centric resolutions to family matters. Joanna has had reported cases demonstrating her exceptional expertise in this area, the most recent making case law when she acted for a client in a successful appeal overturning findings made 5 years previously, the general time limit being 21 days.
Joanna also advises extensively on all aspects of marriage breakdowns to include divorce and the financial implications of the same , together with other areas of family law such as pre and post nuptial agreements. She is described as “ tough” and “extremely caring”.
As of October 2020 she was delighted to join and be part of the wonderful lecturing team at BPP which fits in around her extensive legal practice.